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Can Litecoin Futures in the UK Boost LTC in the Market?

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Although Litecoin has acquired a solid pace of growth for the last couple of days as the market turned bullish on the previous trend, LTC seems to be down again with the new trend that hit the market several hours ago. Litecoin has had another “defeat” by hitting its lowest price in 2018, while still being traded under 100$.

Altogether with trading below the price of 100$ per one LTC, Litecoin has also lost the fifth spot to EOS earlier this year, so it seems that Litecoin has surely seen better days during its lifetime.

However, Crypto Facilities in the UK has announced adding Litecoin futures to their services, which certainly poses a question whether Litecoin futures in the UK could boost LTC in the market and provide it a break from a rather turbulent period.

Crypto Facilities Add Litecoin Futures

Litecoin has made it with 100% of gains during the period of the last year, EOS managed to push it out from a long-held spot of the fifth-best currency, while also having LTC dropping below 100$, that way reaching the lowest point in its price in the current year.

However, Litecoin seems to have gotten another chance to redeem with their holders now that the Crypto Facilities in the UK has announced that they will be adding Litecoin futures to their services.

Crypto facilities have previously added Ethereum to their platform, while their customers can also operate with Ripple’s XRP and Bitcoin.

Crypto facilities, which is a UK-based platform, now offering services for dollar denomination, which is the exact service Litecoin will be included in beside from having available Ethereum based contracts for their users.

Litecoin futures should join this service on June 22nd in accordance with the official announcement made by the team Crypto Facilities.

Charlie Lee stated on this matter that Litecoin will now have the opportunity to become more open for institutional investors, which means that Crypto Facilities will consequently make Litecoin more available for people, while also making the process of “getting in and out” of Litecoin, a lot easier.

He also stated that this service might consequently add to Litecoin’s liquidity in the market while bringing improvements to LTC.

Crypto Facilities on Adding Litecoin

As a reply to Charlie Lee and the whole case of having LTC added to their dollar denomination services, the CEO of Crypto Facilities stated that they are happy to have added Litecoin to their service, as LTC makes up for one of the top currencies in the market.

The CEO also stated that they have added Litecoin due to the increased demand among their users, which showed that LTC would make up for a great choice for Litecoin-Dollar futures contracts.

He also added that he believes that this service will contribute to the liquidity, efficiency, as well as price transparency in the market of digital assets.

That being said, there is a strong probability that Litecoin might get the needed boost to at least get back to the price of 100$ in the following months.

However, this case might not go as smoothly as expected as the market trends seem to be pretty unpredictable and not at all benevolent to the majority of currencies during the past couple of months.

The SEC and Litecoin

Many cryptos are waiting for the SEC to decide on their fates, by deciding on which assets can be marked as a security and which as a currency.

SEC has decided on the matter of Bitcoin and Ethereum that neither of these assets represents a security, which means that BTC and ETH are marked as currencies by SEC.

While Ripple’s faith is still being decided on, considering all factors surrounding XRP, it seems that based on the model of the SEC’s decision on Bitcoin, Litecoin might be safe in the terms of being looked upon as on currency.

Given the fact that Litecoin was designed by Bitcoin’s model, the structure of LTC ecosystem resembles Bitcoin blockchain in a great manner, of course, with some slight improvements that made LTC faster and probably more efficient than Bitcoin.

That further takes us to a conclusion that Litecoin might as well be marked as a currency.

Litecoin (LTC) Performance

Litecoin picked up 100% of gains during the course of the last 365 days while collecting 2.1% against the dollar in the last 7 days, however, we can now see LTC while it is going down in the red while still being traded below 100$.

With the latest market trend, Litecoin has lost -1.77% against the dollar, while being traded at the price of 96.77$.

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XNO Token of Xeno NFT Hub listed on Bithumb Korea Exchange

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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.

NFTs are already being actively traded in markets globally. For…

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Should Crypto Projects Devote Resources to Community Growth and Marketing?

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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%.

I mention both of the above projects as they have each taken slightly different paths to achieve greatness.  Chainlink has devoted resources toward building a fundamentally sound business with many strategic partnerships while HEX has spent vast sums of money on marketing and promotion.  Both approaches are valid, but one thing is certain, it is absolutely imperative for crypto projects to let the crypto community know what makes them special.  Of course, one of the reasons that makes crypto so valuable is the powerful blockchain technology that most projects are utilizing.

Cryptocurrency vs. Blockchain Technology

It’s important to make a distinction between blockchain technology and cryptocurrency.  Although they are often used interchangeably, they are different.  Blockchain technology and crypto were both created after the 2008 financial crisis, but cryptocurrency…

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XENO starts VIP NFT trading service and collaborates with contemporary artist Hiro Yamagata

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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…

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