With bitcoin (BTC) and ethereum (ETH) hogging the spotlight lately, Ripple-affiliated XRP is showing off in its own right. The No. 3 cryptoasset by market capitalization almost doubled in the past week and is the best-performing coin among the top 30 tokens by market capitalization in a month.
Here is our weekly collection of digital asset listing and delisting, trading pair-related announcements by crypto exchanges that we found last week and today.
The combined moving 7-day average crypto market sentiment score (sentscore) for the top 10 coins by market capitalization has fallen deeper within the neutral zone since last Monday, going from 5.62 seen last week to 5.33, as the data by crypto market sentiment analysis service Omenics show.
Bitcoin price is attempting a crucial upside break above USD 18,350 and USD 18,500. Ethereum surged 8% and broke the USD 500 barrier, XRP jumped above USD 0.312. WAVES, SUSHI rallied more than 20%.
The race to become the first major global economy to issue a central bank digital currency (CBDC) has just intensified – with the European Central Bank (ECB) seemingly admitting that when it comes to CBDC launches, it may pay to be first.
Yanolja, one of South Korea’s biggest travel firms and fastest-growing, most crypto-keen unicorns, is heading for an initial public offering (IPO) next year. Per Newsway, Yanolja, which operates its own digital token-powered rewards program, has hired domestic heavy-hitters Mirae Asset Daewoo and Samsung Securities to oversee the bid, which it hopes to complete “in 2021.”
Should the Bank of England decide to issue a widely used central bank digital currency (CBDC), the move could help the country’s economy to benefit from negative interest rates, according to Andy Haldane, the central bank’s Chief Economist and Member of the Monetary Policy Committee.
Bitcoin price is facing hurdles near USD 17,850 and USD 18,000. Ethereum is stuck below USD 480 and USD 485, XRP might struggle to climb above USD 0.298. LTC tested USD 80.00. SUSHI, OKB, and YFI are up more than 10%.