Post-Merge Ethereum: Grayscale extends review of ETHPoW decision
    17 Mar 2023

    Grayscale will take 180 days at max to decide whether, when and in what manner to sell ETHPoW on behalf of the record date shareholders. Cryptocurrency investment firm Grayscale Investments is taking more time to decide whether it should acquire and sell post-Merge forked Ethereum tokens. Grayscale announced on March 16 that the company intends to extend…

    Bitcoin bears could face $440M loss in Friday’s options expiry
    17 Mar 2023

    The bailout of Silicon Valley Bank provided a significant advantage to BTC bulls on the weekly $1.2 billion BTC options expiry. The rejection that followed Bitcoin’s rally to $26,500 may appear to be a victory for bears, but $24,750 on March 14 was the highest daily close in nine months. Furthermore, Bitcoin has gained 26.5% since…

    Collapse of Silvergate and Silicon Valley Bank represent a challenge for crypto
    17 Mar 2023

    The fire lit by Silvergate Bank and Silicon Valley Bank will make it harder for crypto to find financial partners. The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and Silvergate Capital, some of the most crypto-friendly banks in the industry, has forced many crypto firms to hold their breath. The loss of a significant banking partner for many companies…

    Crypto users turned to DEXs, loaded up on USDC after Silicon Valley Bank crash
    17 Mar 2023

    The collapse of FTX led to a similar exodus from centralized exchanges, as users worried they may lose access to funds during crises. The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank saw investors loading their bags with USD Coin, along with an exodus of funds from centralized exchanges (CEXs) to decentralized exchanges (DEXs). Outflows from centralized exchanges often…