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Cryptocurrency Exchange Giant Binance Launches Research Division

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Binance announced around midnight Chinese time yesterday that it is branching beyond being an enterprise-quality consumer token exchange with the launch of Binance Research, an investigative subproject which relays in-depth, objective information on upcoming tokens – presumably, tokens listed on the exchange. Binance Research is a new pillar of the Binance ecosystem,…

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Bitmain Likely Lost $400 Million Last Quarter: BitMEX Research

Bitcoin mining behemoth Bitmain likely posted a net loss of nearly $400 million last quarter, the China-based firm’s recently-filed public offering documents reveal. CCN reported yesterday that Bitmain had filed offering documents with the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (HKEX), ahead of the long-awaited initial public offering (IPO) that promises to be the largest in…

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Cryptocurrency Trading Volume to See 50% Growth in 2019: Research

Despite cryptocurrencies having fallen off their record highs, the sector is expected to experience double-digit growth in trading volumes next year suggesting that trader enthusiasm in the nascent asset class has not waned. According to research conducted by Satis Group, crypto trading volume will grow by over 50% in 2019. In the United States, the…

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ICOs Aren’t Cashing Out Their Cryptocurrency Warchests [Yet]: Research

When the ethereum price crashed by nearly 50 percent during the first two weeks of August, some analysts speculated that last year’s initial coin offering (ICO) boom was to blame for the second-largest cryptocurrency’s decline. During 2017 and early 2018, cryptocurrency startups raised billions of dollars through ICOs, funds which were predominantly denominated in ether…

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India’s Central Bank Quietly Forms New Crypto, Blockchain Research Unit

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has reportedly established a new internal unit dedicated to researching and regulating new emerging technologies, specifically cryptocurrency, blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI). Holding back on a formal announcement, the RBI has discreetly formed a new unit to research and possibly supervise disruptive technologies through draft rules in the future,…

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ICO Exit Scams Have Stolen Nearly $100 Million: Research

The cryptocurrency industry may be maturing, but that doesn’t mean it’s likely to shed its reputation as a playground for scam artists anytime soon. That’s according to a report from Diar, which found that ICO exit scams have now cost investors nearly $100 million. The majority of these stolen funds, an estimated $68 million, has…

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Bitcoin Only ‘Masquerades’ as a Currency: BIS Research Chief

Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research of the Switzerland-based Bank for International Settlements (BIS), told Bloomberg that bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies “fall a long way short of being able to sustain a monetary system” and really only “masquerade” as real currencies. Speaking in the latest episode of the Bloomberg Benchmark podcast, Shin argued…

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Blockchain Adoption to Save Banks $27 Billion Annually by 2030: Research

A study conducted by market intelligence firm Juniper Research indicates that by deploying blockchain technology financial institutions stand to generate savings amounting to over US$27 billion on cross-border settlement transactions before the end of 2030. On the basis of on-chain transactions, the costs will be reduced by over 11%. #Blockchain deployments to save #Banks more…

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