Digital Assets Report 68

Digital Assets Report 68
  • BlackRock participates in Circle's $400 million Funding Round
  • US Treasury links $622 million Ronin exploit to North Korean hackers
  • BTC price consolidates around $40k level as US inflation hits highest level since 1981
  • Portuguese regulator grants first Crypto License to a Bank
  • Biden nominates former Ripple advisor for US Federal Reserve role


BlackRock Joins Circle’s $400 Million Funding Round
Payment technology company, Circle has become the latest firm in the financial ecosystem to raise significant funds for its expansion.
Pantera Capital Set to Close $1.3B Blockchain Fund
The crypto investment firm has plans for a follow-up blockchain fund.
Ethereum DeFi Protocol Beanstalk Hacked for $182 Million—What You Need to Know - Decrypt
Ethereum-based algorithmic stablecoin protocol Beanstalk got jacked by a giant flash attack over the Easter weekend.
US Treasury Connects North Korean Hackers to $622M Axie Infinity Exploit - Decrypt
The U.S. Treasury added the Ronin attackers’ Ethereum wallet address to its sanctions list, tying it to the Lazarus Group.
Research Shows More Than 1 Million Australians Own Cryptocurrency – Featured Bitcoin News
A recent study by major market research firm Roy Morgan shows that more than 1 million Australians now own cryptocurrency.
Investcorp debuts eLydian Lion: A global institutional blockchain fund from Abu Dhabi
Investcorp has confirmed the launch of the world’s first global institutional blockchain fund from the populous city of the UAE, Abu Dhabi.
Luna Foundation Guard Adds to Terra Reserves With $880M LUNA ‘Gift’ - Decrypt
Terraform Labs has “gifted” the Luna Foundation Guard $800 million worth of LUNA tokens, which are being burned to mint more UST stablecoins.
Gulf Energy pursues joint venture with Binance, invests in BNB
Gulf Energy Development has placed Binance at the center of its digital asset investment strategy.
Bank of Korea opens crypto account for the first time - CryptoHubK
53 total views 2022-04-14 00:34:22 South Korea’s Shinhan Bank has become the first local financial institution to issue crypto-related accounts. The bank has issued the company’s


Crypto Charts 62
BTC Whilst above $38′200, we should expect an acceleration higher above $41′600 ETH Whilst above $2′820, we should expect a move above $3′145, that could lead to an acceleration above $3′600 Bitcoin Last time we said: ’Again we think we are close to completing the wave iv correction and would
Market Intelligence 21
BTC falls back within its 2022 range after failing to breakout above $45k High US inflation numbers pushes the BTC-NASDAQ 30-day correlation to an all-time high Sell pressure linked to profit-taking failed to be absorbed by the BTC market Large investors accumulated BTC at this week’s price lows Wee…
Bitcoin spikes with stocks as US inflation hits highest since 1981
BTC price is spared another dip below $40,000 as U.S. inflation data buoys stocks and Bitcoin.
Altcoin Roundup: Analysts give their take on the impact of the Ethereum Merge delay
The wait for the long-awaited Ethereum Merge just got longer, leading analysts to discuss potential price outcomes for Ether.


Portuguese regulator grants first crypto license to a bank
The central bank of Portugal has given a license to operate a crypto exchange to a bank for the first time. It’s one of only five businesses permitted to offer digital asset services in the country.
Tornado Cash says it’s using Chainalysis oracles to block access from OFAC sanctioned addresses
Obfuscating one’s trail via privacy protocols is a top priority among DeFi hackers, though that’s becoming increasingly difficult to accomplish.
Biden Nominates Former Ripple Adviser Barr as Top US Fed Regulator
President Joe Biden named former crypto industry adviser Michael Barr as his latest pick for a Federal Reserve post that’s arguably the most powerful financial regulator job in the U.S.
US crypto expert jailed 63 months for helping North Korea evade sanctions
At a 2019 conference in Pyongyang, the well-known hacker gave information on how the country could use cryptocurrency to dodge sanctions.
EU’s Crypto Activism Gets Mixed Reception at Paris Blockchain Week
New EU money laundering rules could be unworkable and destructive to the industry, some think. Others say crypto companies must learn to live with privacy-busting regulation.
Russian Banks Want to Ban Self-Custody Crypto Wallets
According to a local news media report, a major Russian banking association has proposed that lawmakers ban self-custody wallets.
Brazilian central bank president confirms CBDC pilot will launch in 2022
During his speech, Neto clarified that he still believes crypto is more prominent as a form of investment rather than a form of payment while adding that it could change if the adoption among the masses rises.


"The rise and fall of crypto culture" - Andre Cronje

Billionaire Chamath Palihapitiya Says Solana (SOL) Part of Massive Disruption of Global Payments Industry - The Daily Hodl
Billionaire investor Chamath Palihapitiya thinks Solana (SOL) will play a part in a market disruption that challenges the financial supremacy of giant payment companies.

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