In our latest crypto news, we can see that since November 7, over the past 48 hours the entire crypto market lost $6 billion of its value, dropping to $214 billion. Bitcoin, on the other hand, managed to remain stable.
Four days ago, all major cryptocurrencies including Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin and Stellar recorded gains starting from 4 to 31 percent while Bitcoin Cash was the only one to surge by more than 40 percent in just two days.
However, most of the major cryptocurrencies retraced which is actually an expected movement among all of the traders in the community.
When the value of Bitcoin Cash dropped and also many other small tokens demonstrated a decline as well, the crypto market recorded a drop of 2.5 percent of its value but looking at the monthly performance the valuation is actually up by $16 billion which means that it grew from $198 billion to $214 billion.
To continue, the crypto market added an additional $22 billion which is an 11 percent increase. The volume of all cryptocurrencies remained relatively high for example; Bitcoin’s trading volume remained above the $4.5 billion price mark.
Many traders believe that the BTC futures market will act as a huge catalyst for the next BTC rally which actually will lead to institutional investors making a large impact of Bitcoin’s price in a good way.
It’s important to know that tokens could go through a correction movement in the following months if the US Securities and Exchange Commission decides that the tokens will go under the existing regulations.
The SEC explained:
“While many tokens have recorded gains in the range of 5 to 20 percent over the last week, regulatory uncertainty around tokens and their regulatory nature could lead to a decline in the value of tokens in the weeks to come.’’
CFTC With A Fine Of $1.1 Million To Crypto Fraudster
"Today's Order stands as yet another in the string of cases showing the CFTC's commitment to actively police the virtual currency markets and protect the public interest," is what is written in the CFTC enforcement document.
Australian Exchange Co-Founder: ‘Stablecoins Are A Game Changer’
“In London, I see a lot of finance people getting into it. People with 10, 20 years of forex experience are trying their hand at it. It’s drawing a lot of people from traditional financial circles, just because it’s interesting, it’s intriguing, there’s a lot of upside to it.”Meanwhile, his exchange CoinJar, will consider the possibility of floating a stable currency, even though the market has a number of players in that circle, according to Tan. As he added in the report:
“There are a few Australian stablecoins already – I think there are three or four out there. I think many of them would be happy for us to utilize them. The question is, how do we try to leverage some of these things to provide a better user experience for our users?”Earlier this year, CoinJar introduced the first cryptocurrency index fund, offering wholesale investors with net assets of more than $2.5 million (AUD) to cryptocurrency while shifting the custody responsibility to CoinJar.
CEO Of Binance Thinks That Market Is Still In A Good Position, Crypto Volume x2 Larger Than Stats
“Compared to January [of 2018], we are probably down 90 percent. So we only have one-tenth of the trading volume compared to what we had in January. But, compared to like a year or two years ago, we’re still trading at huge volumes. Business is still okay, we are still profitable, and we are still a very healthy business."Binance is still recording decent volume and maintaining a healthy business - showing an increase in its number of active users and BTC deposits. Zhao continued, stating:
“Right now we are still signing up a steady amount of new users every day so from what we are seeing, it’s very healthy actually. The number of new users and the amount of crypto we hold are increasing very steadily. So if you look our cold wallets, the amount of BTC we hold, we have just seen an increase in people depositing Bitcoin to our exchange.”Meanwhile, the cryptocurrency market cap seems to be getting hold of the over-the-counter (OTC) market where large institutional traders are playing. According to some stats from earlier this year, this market is at least two times larger than the cryptocurrency exchange market. CZ also noted that the OTC market is estimated to be at least as large as the live recorded volumes of exchanges. As such, it is now twice the size of the current volume, having around $23.4 billion (despite the $11.7 billion daily trading volume of crypto) in circulation.
“What I’ve heard is the OTC market is at least as large as the live recorded volumes [on exchanges]. So that is at least 50 percent of volumes that is not being reported on CoinMarketCap. But we’re not heading to that business, so we don’t know the real volumes,” Zhao concluded.
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