Daily Crypto News | 03.12.2020
1- Standard and Poor’s Dow Jones Industrial Average (S&P DJIA) indices will be launching cryptocurrency indexes in 2021.
2- 224 year old privately owned German bank Hauck & Aufhauser is planning to launch their cryptocurrency fund in January 2021.
3- Stablecoin Tethering and Bank Licensing Enforcement (STABLE) Act bill requires the stablecoins to be approved by federal institutions such as the Federal Reserve, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and States or Federal Bank Regulators.
4- Bank of Canada’s head of Fintech and Crypto Department Timothy Lane claimed their CBDC could be issued earlier than expected due to the decline in transactions, affected by COVID-19.
5- Swiss company SMART VALOR launched their Bitcoin exchange traded product (ETP), claiming the world first no fee brokerage.
6- Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology (FinHub) becomes an independent office.
7- The amount of Tether wallets held in OKEx has suffered a 97.6% loss; from 270.0M to 6.69M in less than a week.
8- On a CNN interview with Julia Chatterley, Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse reported that 95% of Ripple’s customers are using $XRP services outside of US.
9- Brussels based SWIFT enables instant cross-border transactions, 24/7.
10- Stripe, owner of the Cash App is planning to offer their customers bank accounts and debit cards, with the help of Goldman Sachs and Citigroup.
11- Terra launched their Mirror Protocol where users can trade stocks and equity indices 24/7 using ethereum.
12- Bitcoin has outperformed gold by 3X since March.
13- Real Vision CEO Raoul Pal announced the company had invested 10% of their total liquid assets into Bitcoin 3 months ago.
14- Spotify, one of the world’s biggest audio streaming platforms had published a new job listing for candidates with blockchain backgrounds, suggesting that they will be integrating crypto payments into their ecosystem.
15- Huobi announced that they will be listing Solana Network (SOL).
16- Vitalik Buterin shared the roadmap for ethereum 2.0.
17- Turkish BtcTurk Exchange announced their support for $XRP Spark airdrop.
18- Bitcoin is up 1.4% at $19,442.
19- Nexo (NEXO) is the highest gainer in top 100 list with a 22.7% daily profit.
20- Kusama Network (KSM) is the highest loser in top 100 list with a 8.2% daily loss.