6/18/2022 0 Comments
BtcTap: The Weekly Crypto Roundup
Every week, we will begin a fresh crypto news roundup. Every week, the BtcTap team will look for events that have impacted the crypto community. ( June 10th - June 17th )
Crypto.news: Babel Finance Halts Withdrawals Due to ‘Unusual Liquidity Pressures’
Babel Finance had a loan balance of nearly $3 billion at the end of 2021, up from $2 billion the previous February. It had a monthly derivatives trading volume of $800 million and had structured and traded more than $20 billion in options products.
Due to its link with Three Arrows Capital, rival staking site Finblox made a similar decision on Thursday, limiting withdrawals to $1,500 per month.
According to a report by The Block.
( Official Article: https://crypto.news/babel-finance-withdrawals-liquidity/ )
CNBC: Bitcoin drops below $18,300 as sell-off accelerates — here's what happened
Bitcoin plunged to $18,248, and ether fell to $944 as of mid-afternoon on Saturday, as the sell-off in the crypto market accelerates. The world's two most popular cryptocurrencies are down more than 35% in the past week, as both breach symbolic price barriers.
Carnage in the crypto market is partly to do with pressure from macroeconomic forces, including spiraling inflation and a succession of Fed rate hikes. We have also seen these blue chip cryptos track equities lower. It doesn't help that crypto firms are laying off large swaths of employees, and some of the most popular names in the industry are facing solvency meltdowns.
( Official Article: https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.cnbc.com/amp/2022/06/18/bitcoin-price-drops-below-18600-as-sell-off-accelerates.html )
Coindesk: Fed Announces Biggest Interest Rate Hike in 28 Years; Bitcoin Gains
The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised interest rates by 75 basis
points, or three-quarters of a percentage point. It is the biggest rate hike in 28 years, part of an ongoing effort to bring down soaring inflation that has roiled the economy and markets from stocks and bonds to cryptocurrencies.
The U.S. central bank also announced it would continue reducing the size of its balance sheet at the rate announced in May, according to a statement by the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), which sets the Fed's monetary policy.
( Official Article: https://www.coindesk.com/markets/2022/06/15/fed-announces-biggest-interest-rate-hike-in-28-years-bitcoin-falls/ )
Coindesk: Sell the Ethereum Merge
t might be the best-telegraphed technical event in the modern history of digital assets (i.e., since the invention of Bitcoin). It's so anticipated because:
The Last 3 Days Have Had A Significant Impact On LUNA And The Bitcoin Crash.
Celsius, a popular staking and lending platform, paused withdrawals from its platform on June 13. A growing number of users believe Celsius mismanaged its funds following the collapse of the Anchor Protocol on the Terra (LUNA; now LUNC) ecosystem and rumors of its insolvency continue to circulate
( official article: https://www.freebtctap.com/crypto-currency-news/the-last-3-days-have-had-a-significant-impact-on-luna-and-the-bitcoin-crash )
We will work around the clock to provide Crypto news.
Click on the dropdown button to translate.
Translate this page:
You can translate the content of this page by selecting a language in the select box.
All Altcoins Bakkt’s Exchange Bangladesh Crypto Currency News Bitcoin News Bitcoin Wallet Crypto Bills Crypto Currencies And Rappers Crypto Currency Exchange Crypto Currency News Crypto Currency Politics Crypto Price Prediction Crypto Roundups Crypto Staking Crypto Taxes Elon Musk Ethereum Federal Reserve Ira Platform Make Money MeMe Crypto Metaverse Mining’s Rig NFT Nigeria Crypto Currency News Our 1st Round Picks For 2022 PayPal Prophet Muhammad Crypto Currency Reddit News Robinhood Short Articles Stablecoin Staff Picks Vietnam Crypto Currency News