Bittrex’ coin posting and delisting approach has for quite some time been a puzzle to untouchables, who have attempted to comprehend it. That secret extended for the current week after the trade declared that it was removing Mysterium, a coin it just included a year ago which still had respectable exchange volume. Endless supply of the delisting, Mysterium and Apex – the other coin booked for expulsion – plunged sharply.
Here Today, Gone Tomorrow
There was once a time when Bittrex was the site that all new coins aspired to be listed on, the event guaranteeing an instant jump in price. It is no coincidence that exchanges such as Binance, Gate.io, and Kucoin have prospered since Bittrex fell quiet. Traders, who once urged their followers to sign up at the US exchange, now urge their audience to take their custom elsewhere, to pastures where the coins are fresher and the growth is higher.
The quantity of coins accessible on Bittrex has been consistently dropping since a year, week by week and month to month delistings – ordinarily of coins with a low exchanging volume – have not been replaced by new participants. On Saturday, the trade posted notice that Apex (APX), Bitcoindark (BTCD), and Mysterium (MYST) would be expelled on January 26. There were couple of complains at the misfortune BTCD; the security coin advertise is getting swarmed and it is generally expected that Bittrex will list Bitcoin Private when it forks from Zclassic in the coming weeks.
The removal of Mysterium is quite literally a mystery though, so much so that the token’s developers were prompted to email the exchange to find out why. The response was less than convincing, with Bittrex proffering:
We encourage you to request relisting when you have completed and fully implemented the basic application for which you intend YOUR token to be used and both the application and token can be used by the general public.
To this, the group behind the VPN token clarified in a blog post: “according to Bittrex listing policy, they claim all authority to delist a coin if its item isn’t yet actualized, which is the situation for Mysterium.” They included: “Everyone understands that it requires investment to build a decentralized VPN with payments (where the token could be utilized). This is the reason we’re still in negotiations with Bittrex however connecting with different trades as well.”
Bittrex, why you Delist?
It appears to be odd for Bittrex to have singled out Mysterium, a token that was just included June 2017, for evacuation. There are many different coins that likewise meet the criteria of having a place with a venture that isn’t completely working. Illustrations incorporate Enigma and Power Ledger, both of which were included November 2017. Year ago’s ICO tokens are additionally no place close having a MVP prepared, which means their exclusive utilize is speculative instrument.
The evacuation of Apex is additionally another head-scratcher; the coin surged to a record high of $30 on January 13, just for terrible news from Bittrex to sent it toppling the distance down to the $11 stamp. It has been estimated that the expulsion of MYST, APX, and furthermore Bitshares, half a month sooner, may have been an endeavor to abstain from falling foul of securities law. US exchanges are paranoid about running into trouble with the SEC. Bitfinex has ceased its US operations altogether, while Bittrex’ token removal policy suggests it is also closely scrutinizing the law.
With 95% of the Mysterium trading volume and 92% of Apex occurring on Bittrex, both tokens have been hit hard by the news. The projects’ developers are learning something that users of exchanges such as Bittrex have known for a while: excess of centralization is a bad thing.
Bitcoin under $4000
Bitcoin is crashing again in crypto market along with other cryptocurrencies, as Bitcoin again dipped under $4000 mark.
2018 will be remembered as one of the worst years for crypto currencies, after spectacular boom of crypto market in 2017 in terms of adoption and increase in market cap, this year so far has proven to be the opposite of that, Crypto market cap reached the level of $800 billion at the start of 2018 and now the total worth of crypto market is $125 billion which shows more than 80% of decline in overall market cap.
Bitcoin dipped below the level of $3500 few days ago and now market is crashing one more time, shows that bottom is still not here and we are far away from bottom as of now, market dynamics are changing, shows that all the speculators in the market are taking a big hit from this bear market.
It will be interesting to see, how bitcoin will survive this crucial time period, but the biggest question is, where is the bottom? because according to many analysts in crypto market, bottom lies somewhere between $2000-$3000
India’s largest Mobile & Internet industry forms Blockchain Committee
India is promoting the blockchain ecosystem in the country and the latest move in this regard is the country’s influential internet and mobile industry association has formed a committee dedicated to the decentralized (blockchain) technology.
India’s most-read business daily the Economic Times reported, with the new blockchain committee, the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) is batting an eye on the government to widen the blockchain industry and startups. India’s most-read business daily the Economic Times report.
The focus is to use blockchain technology to facilitate job creation and reduce the unemployment rate in the country. This will give a boom to the new digital economy in the country, the report added.
The new committee within the influential non-profit will be chaired by Tina Singh, digital chief at private lending giant Mahindra Finance.
She told the publication:
“Blockchain is undeniably the technology of the future, slated to bring decentralization and trust and accountability into multiple areas of business. However, in order to be more effective and enter the mainstream, blockchain technology needs the intervention of government bodies, regulatory authorities, and corporates.”
The committee includes several includes many well-reputed executives of major corporate giants spanning tech and financial sectors such as Microsoft, Mastercard, IBM and HDFC Bank, India’s biggest private bank.
Interestingly, the committee also includes Sandeep Goenka, founder of major Indian bitcoin exchange Zebpay. The app-only exchange was among India’s earliest and largest exchanges until it closed trading services less than a month ago. However, Zebpay continues to provide a wallet service to users, the exchange said it was “unable to find a reasonable way to conduct the cryptocurrency exchange business” following the central bank’s comprehensive ban that bars banks from providing services to exchanges and the wider crypto sector.
Despite the ban and less viability on the cryptocurrency sector, which remains unregulated, the formation of the blockchain committee proves the consistent effort to integrate the groundbreaking tech into wider society.
The IAMAI Blockchain Committee will focus on creating dialogue between all stakeholders; curate and create content to aid skill development and move towards creating a participative economy with the usage of blockchain.”
BTCC Chinese Crypto firm plans to start its services in South Korea
BTCC, China’s first cryptocurrency exchange, has planned to expand its services in South Korea on October 31, 2018.
Initially known as BTC China, the cryptocurrency trading exchange was one of the largest in the world in terms of trading volume. However, owing to China’s crackdown on crypto trading and initial coin offerings (ICOs), the exchange was asked to shut down its services in the country in September last year and transferred to Hong Kong in January 2018.
According to a report, BTCC’s Korea operations will be headed by Lee Jae-beom. He said that BTCC Koplannedaned to highlight a new vision of cryptocurrencies. The exchange will first launch its beta services this month, with the official debut set for November.
Furthermore, the exchange stated that it will provide not only the trading, buying and selling services to its customers, but it also plans to create own a wallet, a mining pool, and a consumer payments service. However, there is still no information about the coins listed on an exchange. On the South Korean version of its website, the company has not yet specified which coins will be supported on the exchange.
Commenting on the launch, Lee said: “Cryptocurrency exchanges are facing a turning point due to a downturn in local exchanges while global exchanges are making a leap here. BTCC Korea will be able to present a new strategy and vision of crypto exchanges.”
The report said, BTCC also plans to expand its services and it wants to achieve this via strategic tie-ups with local and global firms. Recently, the company announced that it had joined hands with Defytime, a producer of anti-ageing products. The partnership will helpDefytime to adopt blockchain in healthcare products.
In Hong Kong, BTCC offers a range of services and products for trading to a global customer base. In particular, the exchange facilitates the trading of five cryptocurrencies against the USD – BTC, BCH, ETH, LTC, and DASH. In addition, BCH, ETH, LTC and DASH can also be traded against BTC.
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