Crypto News

Mastercard’s Latest Crypto Loyalty Scheme Aims to Plug Google Pay Gaps

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Mastercard is working with emerging markets-focused mobile payments app Swoo Pay to offer loyalty rewards in cryptocurrency.

Published Date: 2024-02-20 07:29:22
Creator: Ian Allison
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Hong Kong's Central Bank Issues Guidance for Firms Offering Crypto Custodial Services

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Hong Kong's central bank issued guidance for authorized institutions interested in providing custody services for digital assets.

Published Date: 2024-02-20 07:09:41
Creator: Amitoj Singh
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Ether Hits $3K for First Time in Nearly 2 Years Amid Rising ETH ETF Excitement

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The price of ether, the native token to the Ethereum network, rose past $3,000 for the first time since April 2022 on Monday, continuing a recent hot streak.

Published Date: 2024-02-20 05:49:06
Creator: Nikhilesh De, Krisztian Sandor, Lyllah Ledesma
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South Korea’s Ruling and Opposition Parties Make Crypto-Related Poll Promises Ahead of Elections

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South Korea’s ruling political party and its opposition party are making poll promises related to crypto ahead of the national elections later this year scheduled for April 10.

Published Date: 2024-02-20 05:37:27
Creator: Amitoj Singh
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First Mover Americas: Ether Flirts With $3K

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The latest price moves in bitcoin (BTC) and crypto markets in context for Feb. 20, 2024. First Mover is CoinDesk’s daily newsletter that contextualizes the latest actions in the crypto markets.

Published Date: 2024-02-20 05:01:26
Creator: Lyllah Ledesma, Omkar Godbole
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Australians More Likely to Invest in Spot Bitcoin ETFs After U.S. Approval: Study

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The U.S. approval of spot bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) appears to have had a significant positive impact on the view Australians hold of both cryptocurrencies and bitcoin.

Published Date: 2024-02-20 05:00:00
Creator: Amitoj Singh
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Bitcoin Options Trader Takes $20M Bet to Hedge Against Prices Dropping to $47K

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The strategy provides a hedge against a potential bitcoin price pullback to $47,000 and costs over $20 million, according to crypto block trading service provider Greeks.Live.

Published Date: 2024-02-20 04:56:52
Creator: Omkar Godbole
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Starknet Token STRK Begins Trading at $5 After Mammoth Airdrop

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Starknet distributed 728 million tokens to around 1.3 million addresses in what is being dubbed as the largest airdrop of the year.

Published Date: 2024-02-20 04:10:51
Creator: Oliver Knight, Margaux Nijkerk
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Liquid Restaking Tokens or 'LRTs' Revived Ethereum DeFi. Can the Hype Last?

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New liquid restaking platforms like Puffer and Ether.Fi have attracted billions of dollars in deposits, but they've birthed a speculative "points" frenzy that carries some risks.

Published Date: 2024-02-20 04:00:00
Creator: Sam Kessler
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DeFi Platform Earning Yield by Shorting Ether Attracts $300M

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Ethena offers a 27% annualized reward to holders of its USDe stablecoins, a yield mostly generated by shorting ether futures.

Published Date: 2024-02-20 02:21:46
Creator: Shaurya Malwa
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