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Weekly Market Wrap: Bitcoin rises above US$26,000, as ‘store of value’ narrative strengthens amid bank failures
As the U.S. banking system stared into the pit of bank runs and collapsing share prices, the authorities acted swiftly to try and pull everything back from the edge. However, Bitcoin seemed unperturbed. Is this what a safe haven looks like?
Middle East & North Africa lead crypto adoption driven by inflation, remittance payments: Chainalysis
Emerging markets dominated the 2022 Global Crypto Adoption Index, with Latin America second in transaction volume growth.
Binance halts USDC support; Inflation hits crypto
Binance puts it’s own stablecoin, BUSD, at the forefront. Meanwhile, inflation casts its own shadow across the crypto.
Why crypto and DeFi are key to building wealth in times of high inflation
As wages stagnate and prices spiral, crypto offers investment and growth opportunities unmatched by the traditional financial system, writes Tarik Moon, CEO of Alpine.
Bitcoin, Ether recover as Fed guidance reduces policy uncertainty
Despite short-term volatility weighing on prices, an inevitable easing of monetary policy in response to the pandemic and other crises means Bitcoin and other cryptos will find value as a hedge against runaway inflation, market participants tell Forkast.
Cryptocurrencies take a pounding as inflation worries spark sell-off
Top blockchain and crypto news: Cryptos sink as inflation rises. Celsius freeze sends CEL token tumbling. Are Inner Mongolia’s miners catching a break?
Crypto on a roller coaster as market braces for Fed guidance on rates
Crypto markets posted some gains in Asia trading after a pummeling this week, but the sentiment shifted back to negative as markets across the board try to second-guess the Federal Reserve’s thinking on interest rates.
Bitcoin, Ether bear brunt of market selloff amid fears of Fed rate increase
Still recovering from the Terra-LUNA debacle that wiped off billions of dollars in investor wealth, people sold off cryptocurrencies amid a market slump over expectations that the Fed will act faster to tame inflation.
Crypto buyers in emerging economies find themselves caught between a rock and a hard place
Cryptocurrencies can offer citizens in emerging economies a potential buffer against runaway inflation and financial mismanagement by governments. But buying them increasingly means navigating onerous regulations and punishing taxes.
China’s zero-Covid policy realigning global economy, financial markets
Beijing’s official GDP growth target is 5.5% this year, but some analysts don’t see how that makes sense in the face of Shanghai-size lockdowns. Could a China slowdown be good news for central bankers trying to tame inflation?
Are we heading for a post-Terra crypto winter?
Terra’s LUNA and UST implosion is dragging down an already ailing market. What do other developments suggest about crypto’s long-term future?
Bitcoin’s role in a recession; Virtual NFT vacations
KakaoBank reviews a partnership with a local crypto exchange. Meanwhile, an Indian travel company launches NFTs of travel landmarks.
Indian taxes hit trading; Bored Apes movie debut
India’s crypto tax continues to break the crypto industry’s back. Meanwhile, Bored Apes are set to have a movie debut.
Goldman forecasts inflation peak, as NFTs charm its clients
NFTs are seen as investments rather than aesthetic collectibles to Goldman clients, while the investment bank struggles to distinguish blue chip projects from the pretenders.
Bitcoin hoarding, another sign crypto is an inflation hedge
Bitcoin’s scarcity premium puts crypto into direct competition with gold and treasuries.
Crypto surges on US inflation rise; Korean investors win damages
Crypto surges on US inflation rise meanwhile, Korean investors win damages