The Ethereum network is set to undergo a major upgrade in March 2023, known as the Shanghai upgrade (“Shanghai” or the “Shanghai upgrade”). Shanghai will be Ethereum’s next major update after the transition from Proof-of-Work to Proof-of-Stake consensus in September. This upgrade is highly anticipated and promises to bring several new features to the Ethereum network, including, allowing those who have participated in staking ETH into the Ethereum 2.0 contract to withdraw funds and staking rewards. Aside from its effects on staking, the Shanghai upgrade may also see changes in market demand for Ethereum. The Shanghai upgrade will follow The
At the time of writing, Bitcoin is trading at $22,700 USD and Ethereum at $1,555 USD. The main story of last week continues into this week, being that cryptocurrency outperforming all asset classes by posting significant gains with BTC suddenly surging by more than 7% last Friday after a brief pullback in the middle of the week.
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As the year comes to a close, it’s time to look back and reflect on the highlights and accomplishments of the past 12 months. For Coinsquare, it’s been a year of growth and expansion. In early 2022, we announced that we planned to expand our platform and add new features and services. This included the launch of the new Coinsquare, which introduced a number of advanced features and tools to help our users trade more efficiently and effectively. This was a major milestone for us, as it made it easier than ever for our users to access and trade cryptocurrency,
Crypto Market At the time of writing, Bitcoin is trading at $17,500 USD and Ethereum at $1,341 USD. Crypto markets are infamous for their volatility, however in spite of this, the holiday break was exceptionally quiet. Realized volatility over December for BTC declined to multi-year lows of 24.6%, of which there are very few instances with similar levels. However, all prior examples preceded much higher volatility environments on the road ahead, with most trading higher, and just one (Nov 2018) trading dramatically lower. On-chain activity for Ethereum and Bitcoin remain low. Bitcoin inflow volumes to exchanges are currently between $350M
Crypto Market At the time of writing, Bitcoin is trading at $17,715 USD and Ethereum at $1,310 USD. According to blockchain analytics firm Kaiko, historically, the BTC-USD versus BTC-USDT trading volume could be considered an indicator of institutional inflows into crypto, as institutional investors would typically buy BTC using fiat directly instead of using an onramp like the USDT. The dominance of USDT based BTC trades have risen to 84%, implying that USD trades only made up 16% of trading volume, a level seen just before the COVID selloff and way before the start of the 2021 bull market. While
Crypto Market At the time of writing, Bitcoin is trading at $16,300 USD and Ethereum at $1,207 USD. The cryptocurrency market has continued to consolidate after a chaotic few weeks, with prices trading within a narrow range. As the dust settles following the collapse of FTX, the aggregate response of Bitcoin holders is slowly becoming clearer. A key question is whether the recent sell-off can be better characterized as simply a continuation of the bearish trend, or perhaps a trigger of a deeper psychological shift amongst investors. Among all Bitcoin holders, the entities holding < 1 BTC (also labelled as
Crypto Market At the time of writing, Bitcoin is trading at $17,600 USD and Ethereum at $1,215 USD. Bitcoin made a new 52 week low yesterday (Tuesday Nov 8th) as crypto markets fell after the events that unfolded between FTX and Binance this week. This past Sunday, Binance’s CEO, Changpeng ‘CZ’ Zhao, announced that his exchange is liquidating its stash of FTX’s native token FTT—prompting a rush of withdrawals from FTX users, with weekly stablecoin outflows from FTX reaching $451 million. CZ said that he “won’t support people who lobby against other industry players behind their backs,” in an apparent
Coinsquare is Canada’s first registered crypto IIROC investment dealer and marketplace member. Canadians now have the opportunity to invest in crypto, knowing that they benefit from the high level of operational compliance and business conduct required of IIROC dealers and the protections afforded to clients of traditional regulated IIROC dealers. Our regulatory status means you can count on the same high standards that you have come to expect from any IIROC-regulated dealer, regardless of unpredictable market conditions. Coinsquare has implemented robust protocols, safeguards, and industry-leading security technology, and we continue to protect your assets and ensure their availability regardless of