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Key Crypto Market Figures
Crypto Tradable Indices (CTIs) Weekly Performance
Crypto prices continued to be largely range-bound, with Bitcoin oscillating around the $20,000 level, concomitant with the ebb and flow of speculation about a Fed pivot driven by mixed economic data but continued hawkish Fed-speak.
One bright spot has been the Trakx lending CTI, which posted a solid 12% gain on the back of a surge in the Maker – the governance token of MakerDAO. Its holders last week voted to invest $500mn in US Treasuries and corporate bonds – a move that will further diversify the underlying collateral while providing additional yield without jeopardizing solvency - more on this Cointelegraph.
Trakx sources: Coingecko and AlphaVantage
- Stablecoins’ Role in Cutting International Payment Costs Probed by Payments Watchdog: Coindesk
- Has Proof of Stake made Ethereum more centralized?: Decrypt
- Federal regulators are preparing to pass judgment on Ethereum: Cointelegraph
- A recent SEC filing shows the world's largest asset manager Blackrock plans to launch a metaverse ETF: Bitcoin.com
- $570 million worth of Binance’s BNB token stolen in another major crypto hack: CNBC
- Progress toward Bitcoin's halving is 60% complete, block times suggest reduction could happen next year: Bitcoin.com
- Blockchain consensus mechanisms and their role in sustainable blockchain development: Cryptonews
- Following the launch of the Trakx ESG index, Trakx hosts a webinar tomorrow Tuesday 11-12pm CET (Paris time) about Crypto Investments with Sustainability in Mind. You can register here.
- We have published a communication about our partnership with Green Crypto Research and the launch of the First ESG Crypto Index.
Trakx CTIs Performance
Sources: Coingecko and AlphaVantage
*Return of bitcoin is calculated since 01/05/2020, while CTIs performances were calculated since their respective launch date.
**Includes simulated performance.
***The risk signal is determined according to the historical volatility level, the higher the riskier.
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