- Top ApolloX Gainer: CHZUSDT (+11.32%)
- Top ApolloX Loser: UNIUSDT (-20.40%)
Social engagement fan token CHZ has risen 11.51% over the last 30 days, according to CoinMarketCap data, after the announcement of network upgrade Chiliz 2.0. Meanwhile, Uniswap’s native token UNI has fallen 19% over the last 30 days, according to CoinMarketCap data, further catalyzed by the wider market downturn this week.
Bitcoin plunged below $20k this week after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell dashed investors’ hopes of premature policy loosening or taming inflation. In the derivatives market, BTC open interest increased $300 million as compared to last week while funding rates stayed negative, indicating that short traders remain dominant. Close to $73 million short positions were liquidated this week, as compared to $146 million long positions. Over $93 million long positions were liquidated from August 26-27 alone, when BTC fell from $21.8k to $20k.
- Hetzner, a cloud-networking provider that hosts roughly 10% of Ethereum nodes, says it does not allow mining or staking. Cloud service providers like Hetzner host over 60% of Ethereum nodes. (Learn more)
- Rumours of a sell-off by users of defunct exchange Mt. Gox added to BTC price pressures, causing the coin to fall below $20,000 support on August 27. (Learn more)
- A DappRadar report found that slow transaction times or service disruptions across DeFi lending protocols during Ethereum’s Merge could plunge stablecoin values and shrink lending pools. (Learn more)
- The Taliban government is cracking down on crypto holders and crypto businesses after the Afghan central bank declared crypto illegal last month. (Learn more)
- Zhu Su, co-founder of bankrupt crypto hedge fund Three Arrows Capital delivered an affidavit in Bangkok, claiming that the firm’s liquidators misled the High Court of Singapore. (Learn more)
- Arrested Tornado Cash developer Alexey Pertsev allegedly worked for a Russian company with ties to state intelligence agencies. His wife has denied these allegations. (Learn more)
- Waves-backed algorithmic stablecoin USDN is struggling to maintain its dollar peg for the fourth time this year. This comes amid protocol updates. (Learn more)
- Community-governed brewery barrelDAO has launched beer packs with cans featuring imagery from numerous Solana NFT projects. The packs are sold through redeemable NFTs. (Learn more)
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