Europe’s new crypto regulations pose existential questions for DeFi

2020-10-06

  The European Commission’s newly proposed cryptocurrency regulations pose a specific risk for the decentralized finance industry, according to industry regulatory adviser XReg Consulting. Adopted by the European Commission on Sept. 24, the proposed Markets in Crypto-Assets, or MiCA, regulations aim to strengthen consumer and investor protection in the crypto industry byRead More →

Exchanges suffer as Chinese users chase DeFi revenue

2020-09-08

  Demand for DeFi appears to be growing in China, although the recent sell-off quickly wiped out the $2 billion total value locked up in the decentralized finance (DeFi) space. Daily searches for “DeFi” on WeChat, China’s popular social media platform, soared to an all-time high of nearly 900,000 onRead More →

Ethereum OI rises as DeFi TVL hits $3 billion

2020-07-22

  The Ethereum derivatives market, like its spot market, was lying low. The last time the Options market witnessed increased activity was on 26 June, wherein a bulk of contract expiry was supposed to take place. According to data provider Skew, the Open Interest [OI] on 26 June was closeRead More →

Compound’s COMP Token Paves Way for DeFi Yield Wars

2020-06-26

Recent events surrounding the launch of Compound’s token seem to have been noticed by many other projects in the decentralized finance, or DeFi, ecosystem. In an interview with Cointelegraph, Framework Ventures’s co-founder Michael Anderson said that the token’s success may provide an example to follow for other DeFi projects whoRead More →

Compound’s New Token Tops DeFi Rankings on First Day

2020-06-16

After a single day of trading, Compound’s COMP token has emerged as the largest decentralized finance (DeFi) token by market capitalization. COMP overtook MakerDAO’s MKR token by market cap as it rallied by more than 60% over just a few hours. The token’s price has since pulled back around 20%Read More →