Coinbase, which is one of the top exchanges in the world with a value of about $8 billion have achieved great feats. The company recently acquired a $20 billion prime client and got its ads back on Facebook (everyone has as Facebook resumed crypto ads).
The crypto exchange put its intention to work on institutional money and as a result, it launched a custodial service and the Coinbase Prime – these two services specifically target institutions. Both Coinbase Prime and its custodial service are beginning to yield positive returns for Coinbase at the moment.
Furthermore, it is important to know that about $20 billion hedge funds have reportedly been put together to the prime service. Another enormous hedge funds are possibly on the outlook by Coinbase Prime team to join the prime service later, too.
One of the big problems why institutional money is not invested is due to the lack of a prime brokerage and many institutions don’t want to risk losing their funds left on exchanges. However, Coinbase has gotten a big solution to this and also, the company wants to present a margin finance before the year closes, thus, enabling institutional players to trade effectively.
Facebook Permits Coinbase Ads Once Again
Coinbase has a lot to celebrate this week; one of them is that its ads are back on Facebook. Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong posted on Twitter:
After Facebook banned adverts concerning cryptocurrencies in January, the social media restructured its policy in June. However, ICOs aren’t still allowed to be featured on the social media.
Bitcoin’s ETF Case to be Approved by SEC Very Soon
Bitcoin’s ETF may be the first file that gets approved by the SEC now. Lately, the number of positive comments have increased due to the second round of opinions disclosed by the SEC on the 27th of June in regards to Bitcoin’s ETF filed by CBOE. In regards to the approval, lots of crypto investors pored on SEC website; one of them said:
“Dear CBOE, you need to understand that the whole world wants Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency, in general, to be legalized in the United States and in all parts of the world. ETF is a security and needs to be considered a security by the SEC.”
The same guy further added:
“Bitcoin needs regulations and what better way to be officially viewed as a security by the SEC? American institutions need to see the future in Blockchain, Bitcoin, and Cryptocurrencies. The Whole American community asks you to officially allow Bitcoin ETF to be traded.”
ETF is a stock traded on different stock markets that have bonds, stocks, commodities, and so on. ETF is a preferred choice by most investors due to the fact that it has huge daily liquidity and the charges aren’t exorbitant.
Indeed, the influence of CBOE and crypto enthusiasts will see that the United States regulators bring up a great solution. SEC will announce its final decision on the 16th of August; undoubtedly, a favorable and good conclusion by SEC for the approval of ETF will push a bullish run in the market.
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XNO Token of Xeno NFT Hub listed on Bithumb Korea Exchange
Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 25th January, 2021, // ChainWire //
Xeno Holdings Limited (xno.live ), a blockchain solutions company based in Hong Kong, has announced the listing of its ecosystem utility token XNO on the ‘Bithumb Korea’ cryptocurrency exchange on January 21st 2021.
Xeno NFT Hub (market.xno.live ), developed by Xeno Holdings, enables easy minting of digital items into NFTs while also providing a marketplace where anyone can securely trade NFTs.
The Xeno NFT Hub project team includes former members of the technology project Yosemite X based in San Francisco and professionals such as Gabby Dizon who is a games industry expert and NFT space influencer based in Southeast Asia.
NFT(Non-Fungible Token) technology has recently gained huge focus in the blockchain arena and beyond, making waves in the online gaming sector, the art world, and the digital copyrights industry in recent years. The strongest feature of NFTs is that “NFTs are unique digital assets that cannot be replaced or forged”. Unlike fungible tokens such as Bitcoin or Ether, NFTs are not interchangeable for other tokens of the same type but instead each NFT has a unique value and specific information that cannot be replaced. This fact makes NFTs the perfect solution to record and prove ownership of digital and real-world items like works of art, game items, limited-edition collectibles, and more.
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2020 has been an incredible year for crypto as investors have generated windfall profits and crypto projects have seen their businesses gain the spotlight they’ve been looking for. While Bitcoin has received most of the attention after major institutional investors announced they were accumulating the increasingly scarce asset, many altcoins have also seen their fair share of glory. When looking at all the big winners of the past year, the first project that probably comes to mind is Chainlink, having appreciated by more than 550% YTD and now valued at over $4.5 billion. But, the actual biggest winner of the year is HEX with a YTD return of over 5,000%.
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XENO starts VIP NFT trading service and collaborates with contemporary artist Hiro Yamagata
Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 24th December, 2020, // ChainWire //
The XENO NFT Hub (https://xno.live) will provide a crypto-powered digital items and collectables trading platform allowing users to create, buy, and sell NFTs. Additionally it will support auction based listings, governance and voting mechanisms, trade history tracking, user rating and other advanced features.
As a first step towards its fully comprehensive service, XENO NFT Hub launched a recent VIP service to select users and early adopters in December 2020 with plans for a full Public Beta to open in June 2021.
“NFTs are extremely flexible in their usage, from digital event tickets to artwork, and while NFTs have a very wide spectrum of uses and categories XENO will initially focus its partnership efforts and its own item curation on three primary areas: gaming, sports & entertainment, and collectibles.”, said XENO NFT Hub president Anthony Di Franco.
He also added “This does not mean we will prohibit other types of NFTs from our ecosystem However, it simply means that XENO’s efforts as a company will be targeted into these verticals initially as a cohesive business approach.”
Development and Procurement Lead, Gabby Dizon explained, “Despite our initial focus, we found ourselves with a unique opportunity to host some of the works of Mr. Hiro Yamagata. We are collaborating with Japanese artist Hiro Yamagata to enshrine some of his artwork into NFTs.”
Mr. Yamagata has been…