Daily Crypto News | 22.04.2021
1- Bitcoin dominance falls below 50%.
2- Ethereum sees an all-time high, reaching $2,640.
3- London-based investment trust RIT Capital Partners with a $5.3B market cap invest an undisclosed amount in Kraken Exchange.
4- Turkish crypto exchange Thodex (formerly known as Koineks) halts trading and withdrawals after CEO Faruk Fatih Özer leaves the country with an airplane the night before. Police forces raided the headquarters.
5- Binance’s tokenized Tesla and Coinbase shares are under review by the European regulators.
6- Former Google Pay executive Pankaj Gupta joins Coinbase to lead the India operations.
7- U.K. commercial bank NatWest’s head of risk committee Morten Friis stated “We have no appetite for dealing with customers, whether taking them on as new clients or having an ongoing relationship with people, whose main business is backed by an exchange for cryptocurrencies or otherwise transacting in cryptocurrencies as their main activity.” Another representative stated otherwise, saying they will allow commercial customers dealing with crypto, as long as some specific conditions are met.
8- Coinbase’s Deutsche Boerse delisting is averted.
9- Christine Brown becomes the Chief Operating Officer of Robinhood’s crypto team.
10- Grayscale acquires $1B worth of crypto under 24 hours.
11- BitMEX to offer custody services.
12- Bitcoin is down 4.6% at $52,964.
13- Pirate Chain (ARRR) is the highest gainer in the top 100 list with a 22.4% daily profit.
14- DigiByte (DGB) is the highest loser in the top 100 list with an 18.0% daily loss.
15- $BTC = $BTC | 1 Satoshi is 1 Satoshi.