Options Growth Will Ignite Innovation in the Bitcoin Market – But Not in the Way You Think – CoinDesk

Richard Rosenblum is co-founder and co-head of trading at crypto liquidity provider GSR. The opinions below are the author’s and do not reflect the position of CoinDesk. Like futures, the launch of bitcoin options on major exchanges has been met with anticipation. Hopeful observers believe the CME’s and Bakkt’s entry into the burgeoning options market […]

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How Fund Managers View Lending and Staking: 3 Takeaways From a CoinDesk Research Webinar – CoinDesk

Not everyone is totally excited about DeFi. Volatile crypto is nurturing its fixed-income side. Crypto lending activity is growing on decentralized finance (DeFi) networks. Staking, where investors reap payments for locking up assets in functions essential to network protocols, is moving into crypto’s mainstream, with large crypto exchanges offering staking services for users.  Chart of […]

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Seychelles’ Stock Exchange Will List Ethereum Tokens Representing Supercars – CoinDesk

Hankering for a Ferrari? Well, the only licensed stock exchange in Seychelles, an island nation in the Indian Ocean, is listing tokenized collectible cars worth over $200 million for retail and institutional investors. MERJ said Friday it is partnering with CurioInvest, a tokenization platform building on ethereum, to create tokens representing shares in “supercars” like […]

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The Founders of Synthetix and Chainlink on DeFi, Derivatives and 25 New Decentralized Price Feeds – CoinDesk

Yesterday, Chainlink released price reference data for 25 of its decentralized oracle networks that together power more than $100 million in DeFi. On this special interview episode, @nlw talks with Sergey Nazarov and Kain Warwick, the founders of Chainlink and Synthetix, respectively, about:  To see Chainlink’s newly released decentralized price feeds, visit: feeds.chain.link Disclosure Read […]

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Financial Firm SBI Holdings to Offer XRP Cryptocurrency as Shareholders’ Benefit – CoinDesk

Japan’s crypto-friendly financial services company SBI Holdings will give shareholders the option to receive the XRP cryptocurrency as a benefit. SBI announced on Friday shareholders could either take the benefit in XRP or another product offered by health food and cosmetics subsidiary SBI Alapromo. Under the scheme, new shareholders on the company’s registry as of […]

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