Daily Crypto News | 17.03.2021
1- Coinbase has registered approximately 115M shares of class A common stock for the Nasdaq listing.
2- According to a CNN report by Robert Frank, capital gains on NFTs will likely be taxed.
3- AlchemixFinance raises $3.1M in a funding round lead by Spartan Capital.
4- S2F creator PlanB predicts $288K Bitcoin by December 2021.
5- Vladimir Putin says “we should take additional measures to suppress the illegal cross-border movement of digital financial assets.”
6- In its “Trends, Risks and Vulnerabilities” report published by the EU’s independent financial authority ESMA, non-regulated crypto-assets are highlighted as an increased risk.
7- Hawaiian House Democrats proposed a bill to the House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee for crypto firms to hold fiat equivalent to the value of the crypto assets owned by the clients on their platform.
8- Stellar Development Foundation invests $750K into a Nigerian remittance platform, Cowrie.
9- Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) does not grant Bitcoin Suisse a banking license citing weaknesses in anti-money laundering mechanisms.
10- Syndicate raises $1M in a funding round led by IDEO CoLab Ventures.
11- The U.K. Advertising Standards Authority has banned Coinfloor’sBitcoin ad, calling it “socially irresponsible.”
12- Grayscale Investments now offers $LINK, $BRAVE, $MANA, $FIL and $LPT, prices surge.
13- Bitcoin Depot launches 100 new Bitcoin ATMs across the US.
14- Crypto.com sponsors NHL team Montreal Canadiens.
15- Meitu acquires 386 $BTC and 16,000 $ETH.
16- BitMEX co-founder and former CEO Arthur Hayes’ lawyers propose a voluntary surrender to Hawaii court with $10M bail.
17- FED chairperson Jerome Powell promises to buy $120B worth of Bonds every month, as long as it takes.
18- Wealth management firm with $4T in client assets, Morgan Stanley to offer Bitcoin investment to its clients.
19- Central Bank of Ireland tightens anti-money laundering requirements for cryptocurrency companies, anonymous trades will be banned effective April 2021.
20- Bitcoin is up 2.6% at $58,104.
21- Filecoin (FIL) is the highest gainer in the top 100 list with a 34.1% daily profit.
22- Harmony (ONE) is the highest loser in the top 100 list with a 5.2% daily loss.
23- $BTC = $BTC | 1 Satoshi is 1 Satoshi.