Top news of the week: 22.09.2020.

Financial markets, Asset, Exchange, Money, Market trends, European Central Bank

Bitcoin Futures

On Sep 16, 2020
@CoinDesk shared
The Bank of International Settlements, the international body nicknamed the "central bank for central banks," is on the lookout for a blockchain engineer to lead its digital asset initiatives. Via @paddybaker_ https://t.co/0zyKun4A6J
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BIS Seeking Blockchain Expert to Lead Digital Currency Research

BIS Seeking Blockchain Expert to Lead Digital Currency Research

BIS is looking for a blockchain engineer to take a lead on its digital currency initiatives, which includes CBDC and digital security research.

On Sep 17, 2020
@CoinDesk shared
The supply of bitcoins tokenized on Ethereum has passed $1 billion worth (more than 92,600 BTC). Report by @zackvoell https://t.co/MJEBJmysgx
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Bitcoin Supply on Ethereum Tops $1B

Bitcoin Supply on Ethereum Tops $1B

More than 92,000 bitcoins have been tokenized on Ethereum.

On Sep 18, 2020
@CoinDesk shared
MARKET WRAP: Does DeFi weaken the market for bitcoin? “The market is focused on DeFi. It seems that locking value is also draining liquidity from exchanges,” said one quant trading firm executive. Report by @danielcawrey: https://t.co/8cZS7lfJRH
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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Tests $11K; Uniswap Passes $1.5B Locked

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Tests $11K; Uniswap Passes $1.5B Locked

With DeFi siphoning off liquidity, bitcoin's price could not stay above $11,000. Meanwhile, investors continue plowing crypto into Uniswap.

On Sep 18, 2020
@CoinDesk shared
JUST IN: @kava_labs is bringing yield farming to depositors of #bitcoin, #BNB, BUSD and XRP with its new @harvest_io cross-chain money market. @Nate_DiCamillo reports https://t.co/1VDfTmtGav
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New Binance-Backed DeFi Site Lets You Earn Yield on Bitcoin, Other Non-Ethereum Assets

New Binance-Backed DeFi Site Lets You Earn Yield on Bitcoin, Other Non-Ethereum Assets

Kava Labs has launched its first application: a yield-generating decentralized finance (DeFi) platform for bitcoin and other non-Ethereum assets.

On Sep 21, 2020
@CoinDesk shared
Prices for both #bitcoin and #ether fell sharply in the past 24 hours, after a drop in global #stocks. Report by @muyaoshen https://t.co/su7ZQjZiSU
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Bitcoin and Ether in Biggest Slump Since Sept. 3 as Stock Markets Sink

Bitcoin and Ether in Biggest Slump Since Sept. 3 as Stock Markets Sink

Prices for both Bitcoin and Ether fell sharply in the past 24 hours, after a drop in global equities.

On Sep 15, 2020
@CoinDesk shared
MARKET WRAP: Can bitcoin retest September highs? “BTC is making a strong attempt to break out of the recent $10,100 to $10,500 range,” said a chief investment officer. Report by @danielcawrey https://t.co/HzLUt9YEUw
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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Hits $10.9K; Total BTC Locked in DeFi Passes 100K

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Hits $10.9K; Total BTC Locked in DeFi Passes 100K

Bitcoin price is trending upward Tuesday as the amount of BTC in DeFi hits a new high.

On Sep 15, 2020
@barrysilbert shared
RT @CoinDesk: EXCLUSIVE: MicroStrategy CEO @michael_saylor speaks about his firm's #bitcoin pivot. "I want something that I could put $425 million into for 100 years," Saylor told CoinDesk. @realDannyNelson reports https://t.co/I3E57vcFUw
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Bitcoin CEO: MicroStrategy’s Michael Saylor Explains His $425M Bet on BTC

Bitcoin CEO: MicroStrategy’s Michael Saylor Explains His $425M Bet on BTC

Michael Saylor has turned MicroStrategy's sleepy cash surplus into a nearly half-billion-dollar bet on bitcoin's long-term potential.

On Sep 21, 2020
@CoinDesk shared
NEW: #Bitcoin financial services firm @unchainedcap has released an "advanced business account" specifically targeting firms that want to hold BTC in reserve as a treasury asset. @IanAllison123 reports https://t.co/lDRbruXLS6
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The MicroStrategy Effect? This Firm Is Helping Businesses Save in Bitcoin

The MicroStrategy Effect? This Firm Is Helping Businesses Save in Bitcoin

Bitcoin financial services firm Unchained Capital has released an “advanced business account” specifically targeting firms that want to hold BTC.