Crypto Daily News from ZBG Exchange

1. Market Wrap: Bitcoin Pushes Higher as Short Bets Unwind

Bitcoin shorts are unwinding positions into the month’s close. Traders watching for signs of capitulation.

Crypto markets have been resilient despite regulatory crackdowns in China and the U.K. On Monday, Reuters reported that several companies have abandoned their efforts to register with the U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority amid mounting regulatory scrutiny on the industry.

“Prices rising in the face of bad news may be a sign of the seller exhaustion we need to go higher,” David Grider, a strategist at FundStrat, wrote in a newsletter on Monday.

Latest prices

Cryptocurrencies:

Bitcoin (BTC) $36387.21, +5.74%

Ether (ETH) $2221.89, +5.27%

Traditional markets:

S&P 500: 4291.67, +0.025%

Gold: $1761.22, -0.97%

10-year Treasury yield closed at 1.475%, compared with 1.472% on Monday

2. USDC Stablecoin Could Soon Expand to 10 More Blockchains

The stablecoin with a market cap of $25 billion is currently on four networks.

It’d be the broadest expansion of the $25 billion stablecoin to date, potentially surpassing the eight blockchains that support Tether’s USDT, the market leader with a $63 billion market cap.

“We anticipate that in the coming months USDC will become available on Avalanche, Celo, Flow, Hedera, Kava, Nervos, Polkadot, Stacks, Tezos, and Tron,” according to a draft announcement from USDC administrator CENTRE obtained by CoinDesk.

3. Australia’s Financial Watchdog Says Bitcoin ETP Could Create ‘Risk’, Seeks Feedback

ASIC said it is attempting to evaluate whether cryptos are appropriate underlying assets for an exchange traded product.

In a consultation paper from the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC), the regulator is reaching out to market participants for feedback on whether crypto underlying products can meet existing ETP expectations.

ASIC said it is attempting to evaluate whether cryptos are appropriate underlying assets, whether they could be reliably priced, and how they should be classified with respect to underlying asset rules, according to the paper.

4. CEO Brian Armstrong Flags Self-Custody, DeFi Access As Coinbase Priorities

He said the exchange will be adding assets more quickly and creating a crypto app store, among other steps.

“We’re seeing crypto quickly mature … to the trading of thousands of new assets, and the adoption of new use cases” including DeFi, non-fungible tokens (NFT), smart contracts, decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs) and more, Armstrong wrote.

Just as Coinbase has “helped people access bitcoin for the first time … we need to do the same for the decentralized cryptoeconomy,” he said.

5. Coinbase Debuts Savings Product With 4% APY on USDC Deposits

The crypto exchange is touting far higher yields than what traditional savings accounts can offer.

The account isn’t FDIC- or SIPC-insured and functions much like other products at crypto lenders and other exchanges that regularly offer yields around 8%. The reason why Coinbase is offering a comparatively lower yield is because it doesn’t lend to “unidentified third parties,” said Thorsten Jaeckel, senior product manager at Coinbase.

Coinbase, which administers the USDC stablecoin in partnership with Circle through the CENTRE Consortium, appears to be aiming squarely for banks with its new product, touting rates “more than 50x the national average of a traditional savings account.”

Founded in July 2018, ZBG is a Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange, a global platform of ZB.COM.

ZBG.com has quickly become one of the top 10 exchanges in the world with its innovative, efficient and global operations, and is known as a “New First-Tier” exchange.

Currently, ZBG supports 11 languages, with an average daily activity of more than 160,000, providing over 3 million users around the world with trustworthy cryptocurrency trading, contract trading and other crypto asset investment services.

In the future, ZBG will continue to expand its global market and provide stable, safe and fast blockchain project listing, diversified crypto assets and blockchain derivatives investment services to more blockchain enthusiasts around the world.

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June 30, 2021

Launched in 2018, ZBG is a Hong Kong-based crypto exchange, a subsidiary of ZB.COM. ZBG is focused on providing a trading platform for new and innovative tokens