Blockchain 

Diginex Becomes First Asian Firm to Join Steptoe-Led Blockchain Alliance

Hong Kong-based digital financial services startup Diginex has become the first firm in Asia to join the Blockchain Alliance led by Steptoe & Johnson law firm. Over 100 members in 19 countries Diginex — which claimed to be the “first fully-diversified blockchain player on Nasdaq” — has officially joined the Blockchain Alliance, a public-private forum of firms and organizations promoting the secure development of blockchain, the firm announced Oct. 9. Co-founded in 2015 by the Chamber of Digital Commerce and Coin Center and led by international law firm Steptoe &…

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Blockchain 

Major Asian Blockchain VC Firm Launches New Bitcoin Tracker Fund

Major Asia’s blockchain-focused venture capital firm CMCC Global has launched a new institutional tracker fund for Bitcoin (BTC). Custody by Hong Kong Stock Exchange-listed firm Called the Liberty Bitcoin Fund, the Bitcoin index fund deploys Anxone, a custodial solution developed by BC Group, tech and digital asset company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, according to a press release published on Sept. 17. As one of Asia’s first blockchain VC firms, Hong Kong-based CMCC Global has initiated the Liberty Bitcoin Fund in a move to provide institutional-level access to…

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Ethereum 

Crypto Markets Turn Red After Binance Hack, US, EU Stocks Steady as Asian Equities Falter

Wednesday, May 8 —  having just broken new 2019 highs, crypto markets have tipped into red in the wake of yesterday’s $40 million hack of major exchange Binance. Virtually all of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are down up to 9%, yet most losses remain mild, as Coin360 data shows. Market visualization courtesy of Coin360 Despite being the cryptocurrency stolen in the Binance hack, bitcoin (BTC) is itself showing resilience, and is down a fractional 0.9% on the day to trade at $5,882 by press time, according to CoinMarketCap. After a…

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Ethereum 

Bitcoin Enters Sixth Day of Stability as Analysts Predict Mixed Mood in Asian Markets

Monday, March 11: Bitcoin (BTC) led a broadly stable start to trading in cryptocurrency markets today, with the largest cryptocurrency barely moving over the weekend. Market visualization from Coin360 Data from Coin360 and CoinMarketCap confirmed the continuing stability for Bitcoin and many major altcoins on Monday, with BTC/USD down around 0.15 percent to trade around $3,900. The area just below the $4,000 price point has proven attractive for Bitcoin for the past five days, ever since it entered from trading closer to $3,700. As Cointelegraph reported, cracking $4,000 has proven…

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Ethereum 

Crypto Markets See Double-Digit Crash, Asian Markets Soar as Trump Delays Tariff Hike

Monday, Feb. 25: cryptocurrencies are today seeing a blood-red market rout, with virtually all of the top 20 coins posting losses of between 7 and 17 percent, as data from Coin360 shows. Market visualization by Coin360 Top cryptocurrency Bitcoin (BTC) is down a round 8 percent on the day and is trading around $3,836 to press time, according to CoinMarketCap data. Today’s crash is the second day the coin — and wider market — is reporting losses, with Bitcoin having yesterday tumbled from an intraday high of $4,210 to around…

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Bitcoin 

Crypto Markets See Bullish Growth, Asian Stock Markets Rally Ahead of US-China Trade Talk

Monday, Feb. 18: Crypto markets are seeing a bullish surge of green, with all of the top twenty cryptocurrencies seeing growth of between 2 and 12 percent, as data from Coin360 shows. Market visualization by Coin360 Top cryptocurrency Bitcoin (BTC) has seen a solid 2.9 percent in growth on the day and is trading around $3,742 to press time, according to CoinMarketCap data, bringing Bitcoin to a 2.38 percent gain on the week. Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: CoinMarketCap Ethereum (ETH) has seen the strongest 24-hour growth among the top…

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