Welcome to The Daily Forkast – May 3, 2023 – presented by Megha Chaddah. Crypto markets are holding on to gains despite the sell-off in equities ahead of the US Fed decision. Bitcoin was trading at $28,500 dollars up a solid 2% and Ethereum was up a similar percentage at about $1,860.
Welcome to The Daily Forkast – May 2, 2023 – presented by Megha Chaddah. The crypto markets fell with Bitcoin dropping as much as 5% at one point in the last 24 hours but has recovered a bit since then, trading now just under the 28,000 dollar mark, down over 2%. Meanwhile, the NFT markets […]
Welcome to Market Movers – April 28, 2023 – presented by Megha Chaddah. It’s been a wild week in the world of crypto. From fears of collapsing banks to unsubstantiated rumors crashing the price of Bitcoin briefly, the crypto market has somehow found its footing and recovered by the end of the working week. On […]
Welcome to The Daily Forkast – April 28, 2023 – presented by Megha Chaddah. The crypto markets end the week on a strong note after a difficult start, with most of the major cryptocurrencies trading in the green once again. The NFT markets had a tougher time today though, as most of the Forkast Indexes […]
Top blockchain and crypto news: Coinbase in court to force SEC’s hand. PEPE surge lifts memecoin mood. China paves CBDC path with payroll.
Welcome to The Daily Forkast – April 27, 2023 – presented by Jeff Cheung. The crypto markets suffered from a minor heart attack earlier today when unsubstantiated rumors surfaced, claiming Mt Gox and US Government wallets had allegedly moved large amounts of Bitcoin.
Hong Kong’s Web3 industry can look forward to more regulatory clarity, with the city set to release its cryptocurrency exchange licensing framework in May
Tensor topped Magic Eden’s sales volume on Wednesday afternoon in Hong Kong, giving it a brief stint as Solana’s top NFT marketplace.
Welcome to The Daily Forkast – April 26, 2023 – presented by Jeff Cheung. Most major cryptocurrencies are back in the green as earnings reports from tech giants like Microsoft and Alphabet are showing positive results, outperforming analyst expectations.
Welcome to The Daily Forkast – April 25, 2023 – presented by Jeff Cheung. In an unexpected twist of events, Coinbase is suing the United States Securities and Exchanges Commission after receiving a Wells notice from them just last month. The crypto markets haven’t reacted to this news well, and after a rough start to […]
Japan’s welcome mat for Web3 is shifting the tone from “buzzword” to opportunity, but success will hinge on the authorities adopting a global, flexible view toward this new technology, says Yudai Suzuki, co-founder of Fracton Ventures.
Welcome to The Daily Forkast – April 24, 2023 – presented by Jeff Cheung. It’s been a bad weekend for the major cryptocurrencies, with most of them trading in the red over the last seven days. Bitcoin lost its footing with the US$30,000 mark and Ethereum lost all of its gains from the Shapella upgrade.
The UAE’s registration authority of Abu Dhabi Global Market is seeking feedback on its proposed legislative framework for distributed ledger technology, which will focus on disclosures, liquidation, and governance structures, according to a report by CoinDesk
Welcome to The Daily Forkast – April 21, 2023 – presented by Megha Chaddah. The European Union has approved the passage of their Markets in Cryptoassets (MiCA) law, making it the first major jurisdiction in the world to introduce a comprehensive law for the crypto sphere. Meanwhile, the crypto markets have sailed on steadily for […]
Top blockchain and crypto news: Bittrex in SEC line of fire. Bored Apes fall after whale sale. Chinese banks court crypto clients.
Welcome to The Daily Forkast – April 20, 2023 – presented by Megha Chaddah. Bitcoin is down more than 5% Thursday morning in Asia. Ethereum also fell to lose hold of the US$2,000 price support in a sell-off across all top 10 non-stablecoin tokens. In the multi-chain economy, the Forkast Labs indexes trade mixed.
Former U.S. President Donald Trump’s second set of NFTs sold out within the first 24 hours since launch, according to the project’s website.
Hong Kong’s High Court has recognized cryptocurrency as property in a March 31 landmark ruling in a legal tussle involving defunct crypto exchange Gatecoin
Intel has announced it would shut down its Bitcoin mining chip production a year after launch.
The U.K. could see digital asset regulation in the next 12 months as part of a push to turn the nation into a hub for digital assets, said economic secretary to the Treasury, Andrew Griffith
Welcome to The Daily Forkast – April 19, 2023 – presented by Megha Chaddah. Bitcoin rebounded above the US$30,000 mark and Ether gained ground as the withdrawal queue gets longer. Meanwhile, in the world of NFTs, former U.S. President Donald Trump is back in action as the second set of his digital collectibles was released.
Former U.S. President Donald Trump has announced a second drop of his NFT trading cards, but the first collection’s price is sinking.
Welcome to The Daily Forkast – April 18, 2023 – presented by Megha Chaddah. Bitcoin and other major cryptocurrencies slipped in early morning Asia time. Meanwhile, Dogecoin shrugged off the overall down market, gaining almost 3% as sentiment around the memecoin got a lift after Twitter – led by Dogecoin fan Elon Musk – officially […]
The founder of Terraform Labs, Do Kwon, reportedly retained a law firm in South Korea before the April 14 wipeout in TerraUSD’s value, according to a Bloomberg report.
Welcome to The Daily Forkast – April 17, 2023 – presented by Jeff Cheung. Bitcoin and most other major cryptocurrencies had a relatively tame weekend, trading sideways up until early morning Asia time. Some notable mentions include Solana, BNB, and Litecoin – the three of which have seen increases in their price tags over the […]
Crypto’s share of venture capital money is now going to artificial intelligence, says Mysten Labs founder, Evan Cheng.
Welcome to Market Movers – April 14, 2023 – presented by Megha Chaddah for your weekly market wrap up. Bitcoin has stood it’s ground over the past week, holding firm above the US$30,000 mark for the most part. However, the completion of Ethereum’s Shapella upgrade has played a huge part in lifting the spirits of […]
Welcome to The Daily Forkast – April 14, 2023 – presented by Megha Chaddah. Ethereum’s feeling the hype as the Shapella upgrade is out in full force, showing a near 11% increase over the last 24 hours. Dogecoin also saw a spike as Twitter announced a partnership with E-Toro which would allow users to buy […]
Cardano NFT ecosystem sees a significant decline as users sell off top-tier projects for newer ones, according to Forkast CAR NFT Composite.
A hacker took advantage of an old contract from Yearn Finance on Thursday to steal US$11.6 million in stablecoins.
Twitter users will soon have access to stocks and cryptocurrency through a new partnership with eToro, a trading platform.
Welcome to The Daily Forkast – April 13, 2023 – presented by Jeff Cheung. Ethereum’s Shapella upgrade is finally here, and despite worries of selling pressure now that staked ETH withdrawals have been made easier, it has held its ground above the US$1,900 level. Other currencies have seen a slight dip overnight though, as the […]
Top blockchain and crypto news: Ethereum fork prompts price fall fears. Satoshi is found — in Apple software. Hong Kong ramps up Web3 plans.
Welcome to The Daily Forkast – April 12, 2023 – presented by Megha Chaddah. Bitcoin continues to trade upwards, gaining around 1.5% overnight and is trading at a 10-month high. Ethereum on the other hand has lost a bit of it’s weekly gains as traders are beginning to factor in possible liquidation in anticipation of […]
Welcome to The Daily Forkast – April 11, 2023 – presented by Megha Chaddah. Exciting news as Bitcoin finally breaks the US$30,000 mark since June last year, having risen more than 5% in the last 24 hours. Ethereum is also looking good in the markets. As the Shapella upgrade is due for completion this week, […]
South Korean exchange GDAC has suspended withdrawals and deposits after losing over US$13.1 million in Bitcoin, Ether, Wemix and USDT in a hack.
Paul Chan said it is the right time for the city’s Web3 push ahead of Hong Kong’s busy week of blockchain and finance gatherings.
Thailand’s main opposition party said it would distribute US$15 billion worth of digital tokens to citizens if it wins the general election
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ECB President Christine Lagarde said the digital euro would have “limited control” in a prank call.
India is reportedly aiming to have one million users of its CBDC within three months of launch, according to sources familiar with the matter cited by CoinDesk.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore is reportedly working on guidelines to help local banks vet and provide banking services to cryptocurrency clients
A major state-owned firm in China is launching two cryptocurrency funds in partnership with investment firm Waterdrip Capital.
Ethereum is set for a few upgrades which will see quality of life improvements and aproof-of-stake protocol.
The Australian securities regulator has canceled Binance Australia’s derivatives license.
Welcome to The Daily Forkast – April 6, 2023 – presented by Megha Chaddah. Bitcoin lost its hold onto the uS$28,000 mark briefly Thursday morning Hong Kong time. Elsewhere in the markets, Dogecoin lost some of its hype overnight after rallying upwards of 30% Tuesday morning, losing 5% in 24 hours.
Top blockchain and crypto news: Arbitrum to segment AIP-1. DeGods NFT collection moves to Ethereum. Crypto on the agenda at ‘China’s Davos.’
Paxful Bitcoin exchange announced the indefinite suspension of the marketplace on Tuesday, citing regulatory challenges and staff departures.
Welcome to The Daily Forkast – April 4, 2023 – presented by Angie Lau. Bitcoin and most cryptocurrencies dipped after unverified rumors alleging that Interpol had issued a red alert for Binance’s Changpeng Zhao surfaced earlier today. However, Dogecoin rallied to the highest level in a month after Elon Musk changed Twitter’s icon to the […]
Cryptocurrency exchange Bybit has been ordered to comply with Japan’s regulatory requirements and cease offering services to Japanese residents, after Japan’s Financial Services Agency issued a warning to the company over its registration process
Welcome to The Daily Forkast – April 3, 2023 – presented by Megha Chaddah for the latest in the crypto markets. Bitcoin held its ground over the weekend as it continued to hover above the US$28,000 mark. Elsewhere in the markets though, Arbitrum saw an 8% dip after a high profile air drop of governance […]
Most cryptocurrencies remained calm in spite of the CFTC-Binance lawsuit.
Japan’s Finance Ministry is reportedly planning to launch an expert panel next month to assess the feasibility of issuing a digital yen, according to NHK.
Welcome to The Daily Forkast – March 31, 2023 – presented by Megha Chaddah. Bitcoin holds above US$28,000 even as over US4 billion dollars worth of bitcoin option are set to expire later in the day. BNB prices saw a dip mid-week as news regarding the Binance-CFTC lawsuit came to light, but saw a slight […]
Hong Kong-based asset management firm Plutus VC plans to raise US$100 million by the end of 2023 to fund investments in the cryptocurrency market, according to a Bloomberg report. The fundraising comes as the city moves to regain its status as an international finance and crypto hub.
Welcome to The Daily Forkast – March 30, 2023 – presented by Joel Flynn for the latest in the crypto markets. Bitcoin once again passes the US$28,000 mark, with the wider crypto market also seeing gains over the last 24 hours. Binance has been accused of hiding extensive links to China for years after claiming […]
SEC Chair urges for increased funding to address challenges posed by crypto markets and rapid technological innovation during House Subcommittee testimony.
The SEC has charged the Beaxy crypto trading platform and its executives for operating as an unregistered exchange, broker, and clearing agency.
Top blockchain and crypto news: Binance targeted in CFTC lawsuit. Law catches up with Do Kwon. Chinese banks bet on Hong Kong crypto.
Welcome to The Daily Forkast – March 29, 2023 – presented by Joel Flynn. Prices of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies remain steady Wednesday morning in Asia. While XRP continues to gain on expectations that Ripple Labs may win a favorable ruling in a lawsuit filed by the US Securities and Exchange Commission.
Most cryptocurrencies saw a huge increase in price over the past week.
Welcome to The Daily Forkast – March 24, 2023 – presented by Joel Flynn for the latest in the crypto markets. Most major cryptocurrencies have seen a increase in their prices amid the Federal Reserve’s decision to raise the Fed rate by another 25-basis points. Terra Luna founder Do Kwon has been arrested by Montenegrin […]
The Fed’s decision to hike rates by 25 basis points was along expected lines. So, why are the markets sulking?
Decentralization’s the talk of the town after the collapses of several centralized institutions.