Binance-owned Trust Wallet adds buy option via Binance Connect

Trust Wallet, a major self-custodial cryptocurrency wallet owned by the Binance crypto exchange, has completed a significant integration to enable easier crypto purchases. The Trust Wallet platform has integrated Binance’s official fiat-to-crypto provider Binance Connect, allowing users to purchase more than 200 crypto assets directly from credit or debit cards, the firm announced to Cointelegraph … Read more

Tether to launch GBPT stablecoin pegged to British pound sterling

Major stablecoin company Tether is expanding its stablecoin offering with a new cryptocurrency pegged to the British pound sterling (GBP). Tether officially announced on June 22 that its upcoming GBP-pegged stablecoin, GBPT, will launch in early July and will initially support the Ethereum blockchain. GBPT will be a stable digital currency pegged on the 1:1 … Read more

Tether aims to decrease commercial paper backing of USDT to zero

The major stablecoin company Tether is looking to eventually get rid of commercial paper backing for its U.S. dollar-based stablecoin Tether (USDT). Tether issued an official statement on Wednesday to deny reports alleging that Tether’s commercial paper portfolio is 85% backed by Chinese or Asian commercial papers and is being traded at a 30% discount. … Read more

Bitcoin ecosystem makes a U-turn recovery in global ATM installations

Bitcoin (BTC) ATM installations have marked a new comeback as June 2022 saw the reversal of the five-month-long downward trajectory for the first time this year.  The global ATM installations worldwide fell consistently throughout the year, with May reporting the lowest number of 205 ATM installations. However, June saw the installation of over 882 ATM … Read more

Bitcoin gains superior to stocks in the long term, economist says

The recent crashes in stock and cryptocurrency markets have provided yet another chance to observe better return opportunities of crypto versus stocks, according to several industry executives. This week, the crypto market saw one of its biggest sell-offs ever, with the total market capitalization plummeting more than 30% from $1.8 trillion on May 4 to … Read more