Tag Archives: Binance

CoinMarketCap Metric Overhaul Keeps Owner Binance at the Top

CoinMarketCap Metric Overhaul Keeps Owner Binance at the Top

CoinMarketCap came under fire last month after its new web traffic-based ranking system gave Binance – which acquired the aggregator for a rumored $400 million in April – a perfect score. “Six weeks in and Binance’s acquisition of CoinMarketCap [is] already being abused to manipulate the rankings,” tweeted an irate Mati Greenspan at the time. Well, the price site […]

Binance Now Lets Users Borrow Against Crypto Holdings to Fund Futures Trades

Binance Now Lets Users Borrow Against Crypto Holdings to Fund Futures Trades

Malta-based Binance, one of the world’s top cryptocurrency exchanges by trading volume, now allows users put up their crypto holdings as collateral to fund futures trading. Launched soon before press time, the new “Cross Collateral” feature means users can trade futures contracts using assets stored in their Binance exchange wallet as collateral, without the need […]

Binance Will Soon Reward Market Makers for Providing Futures Liquidity

Binance Will Soon Reward Market Makers for Providing Futures Liquidity

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance is adjusting its fee structure to get market makers to add liquidity on its futures platform. Under the revised Binance Futures Market Maker Program, market makers will receive a negative fee for selected trading pairs, according to an official announcement on Monday. A “market maker” is a user who adds liquidity, or buying and selling […]

Fiat-to-Crypto ‘Carry Trade’ May Tempt Traders Tired of Negative Interest Rates

Fiat-to-Crypto ‘Carry Trade’ May Tempt Traders Tired of Negative Interest Rates

With the era of negative interest rates well and truly here, return-hungry investors may increasingly borrow in low-interest fiat currencies and invest in higher-yielding cryptocurrency accounts. “The fiat-BTC carry trade is the next step in bitcoin growth,” tweeted popular bitcoin quant investor @100trillionUSD on Oct. 10. A carry trade is a strategy where a trader uses a low-yielding […]

Binance US Plans to Begin Onboarding Customers Next Week

Binance US Plans to Begin Onboarding Customers Next Week

The largest crypto exchange by volume is making its U.S. debut next week. Binance.US said today that the platform will open registration and deposits on September 18. According to a company blog posting, the launch will initiate a rollout of multiple Binance products across the U.S. After registration, six cryptocurrencies will be available for deposits including bitcoin, ethereum, […]

Binance.US to launch in the ‘coming weeks,’ claims CEO Catherine Coley

Binance.US to launch in the ‘coming weeks,’ claims CEO Catherine Coley

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, has finally given an update on the launch of its exclusive exchange platform for US customers. Binance had previously a change in their terms back in June, a change which prohibited US customers from accessing the services of the exchange. The change came in an effort […]

Binance’s iOS App Returns to Apple Store

Binance’s iOS App Returns to Apple Store

Binance’s iOS app returned to the Apple app store today. The largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume, Binance’s iOS app has returned after a month’s hiatus. A company posting announced the return today following an announcement on Twitter Friday by Binance CEO Changpeng ‘CZ’ Zhao. According to Zhao, listing the exchange’s app was a difficult process: […]

Research: Bitcoin Provides Great Diversification Benefits For Multi-Asset Portfolios

Research: Bitcoin Provides Great Diversification Benefits For Multi-Asset Portfolios

New research by the world’s top crypto exchange, Binance, indicates that portfolios that include Bitcoin exhibited overall better risk-return profiles than traditional multi-asset class portfolios. Binance Research Delves Into Portfolios The research division of Malta based Binance has been analyzing different portfolio structures to ascertain the differences in risk-return profiles. “#Binance Research analysis shows that including $BTC […]