Liquid markets are healthy markets, says Kairon Labs co-founder

Market maker Kairon Labs have been working with projects such as StepApp (FitFi) and Ergo, providing liquidity on over 30 exchanges. Kairon Labs and most other market makers agree that “liquid markets are healthy markets,” as when the markets are liquid, it allows for lower slippage and faster trades to occur, which allows for the … Read more

Crypto conspiracy theories abound, but prop traders are just doing its job

Alameda Research is a cryptocurrency trading firm and liquidity provider founded by crypto billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF). Before founding his firm in 2017, SBF spent three years as a trader at the quantitative proprietary trading giant Jane Street Capital, which specializes in equity and bonds. In 2019, SBF founded the crypto derivatives and exchange FTX, … Read more

Voyager Digital cuts withdrawal amount as 3AC contagion ripples through DeFi and CeFi

The Singapore-based crypto venture firm Three Arrows Capital (3AC) failed to meet its financial obligations on June 15 and this caused severe impairments among centralized lending providers like Babel Finance and staking providers like Celsius. On June 22, Voyager Digital, a New York-based digital assets lending and yield company listed on the Toronto Stock exchange, saw … Read more

Wire Network’s new protocol aims to end Web3 interoperability woes

Layer-1 blockchain platform Wire Network announced the launch of its blockchain interoperability protocol called Universal Polymorphic Address Protocol (UPAP). In the Web3 ecosystem, which is comparatively nascent to the larger crypto market, the primary interaction occurs over digital goods and NFTs. However, the growing number of Web3 platforms lack interoperability which could be a huge roadblock … Read more

This is what’s standing in the way of DeFi’s ‘NFTification’

Ask someone what an NFT is, and they’ll instinctively think of digital art — the CryptoPunks, Bored Apes and Ether Rocks that have sold for eye-watering sums. In some circles, nonfungible tokens have been dismissed as a vehicle for speculation, with critics lamenting that demand for such assets is fueled by greed. But this argument … Read more

Do Kwon dismisses allegation of cashing out $2.7B from Terra (LUNA), UST

Do Kwon, the CEO and co-founder of the infamous Terra (LUNA) and TerraUSD (UST) ecosystems, refuted the claims of cashing out $80 million every month for nearly three years.  Numerous unconfirmed reports surfaced on June 11, claiming Kwon’s participation in draining liquidity out of LUNA and UST before the crash to purchase US dollar-pegged stablecoin … Read more

Lido Deploys Additional Curve Pool to Improve Liquidity Around Bonded ETH Peg – Defi Bitcoin News

On Friday, the value locked in decentralized finance (defi) protocols dropped to a low of $110.35 billion after there was more than $200 billion total value locked (TVL) eight days ago on May 5. One specific defi protocol called Lido, a liquid staking platform and the second largest defi application in terms of TVL size … Read more

Bancor 3 goes live with impermanent loss protection for liquidity providers

Bancor, the first decentralized finance protocol to introduce liquidity pools, has come out with a new liquidity solution with the launch of its v3, called Bancor 3. Bancor 3 went live with a promise to offer protection against impermanent loss to liquidity providers. The new architectural changes promise to bring sustainable on-chain liquidity and make … Read more

Anchor Protocol rebounds sharply after falling 70% in just two months — what’s next for ANC?

Anchor Protocol (ANC) returned to its bullish form this May after plunging by over 70% in the previous two months.  Pullback risks ahead ANC’s price rebounded by a little over 42.50% between May 1 and May 6, reaching $2.26, its highest level in three weeks. Nonetheless, the token experienced a selloff on May 6 and May … Read more