Category: Tether

Tether (USDT) Seeks Damage Control In Tightening Race Against USDC

Amid the ongoing intense battle between the two biggest stablecoins, Tether (USDT) made a major announcement. At the press time, USDT holds a market cap of over $65.8 billion. Tether to reduce its commercial paper holdings According to the release, Tether clarified its commercial paper holdings which are amplified wrongly in the market. It mentioned […]

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US Lawmaker Urges SEC to Go After Major Crypto Exchanges That Traded XRP

US Lawmaker Urges SEC to Go After Major Crypto Exchanges That Traded XRP

U.S. Congressman Brad Sherman has urged the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to go after major cryptocurrency exchanges that traded xrp, which the regulator deems a security. “It’s easier to go after the small fish than the big fish, but the big fish operating major exchanges did many, many tens of thousands of transactions […]

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Tether Liquidates Celsius Bitcoin Loan — ‘Position Has Been Liquidated With No Losses’ to the Company

Tether Liquidates Celsius Bitcoin Loan — ‘Position Has Been Liquidated With No Losses’ to the Company

On July 8, 2022, the company behind the largest stablecoin in the world, Tether, revealed that the firm liquidated a loan made to the crypto lender Celsius, and the liquidation caused “no losses to Tether.” According to the stablecoin issuer, the bitcoin loan to Celsius was “overcollateralized” by roughly “130%+.” Tether Liquidates Bitcoin Loan Taken […]

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While Bitcoin and Ethereum Dominance Slides, Stablecoin Market Caps Reap the Rewards

While Bitcoin and Ethereum Dominance Slides, Stablecoin Market Caps Reap the Rewards

During the past 30 days, $285 billion has left the crypto economy and bitcoin’s USD value hit a 2022 low at $17,593 per unit on June 18. Moreover, last month’s statistics show bitcoin’s market dominance was 2.9% higher and ethereum’s market dominance was 2.1% higher than it is today. Bitcoin and Ethereum Dominance Has Dropped […]

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Circle Launches Second Major Stablecoin Backed 1:1 by the Euro

Circle Launches Second Major Stablecoin Backed 1:1 by the Euro

On Thursday, Circle’s CEO Jeremy Allaire announced that the company has launched a new stablecoin pegged to the value of the euro (EUR). Allaire said that the new EUROC token is now live on the Ethereum network and will be “available to mint and redeem on June 30th.” Circle Launches EUROC Circle has announced the […]

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Japan Adopts Legislation Establishing Legal Framework for Stablecoins

Japan Adopts Legislation Establishing Legal Framework for Stablecoins

The parliament of Japan has approved a draft law tailored to regulate stablecoins in the country and protect investors. The new legislation is among the first to be introduced after the recent collapse of the algorithmic stablecoin terrausd. Law on Stablecoins Approved in Japan in Aftermath of UST Collapse Lawmakers in Japan have passed a […]

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Tether Launches on Polygon, USDT Stablecoin Now Hosted on 11 Blockchain Networks

Tether Launches on Polygon, USDT Stablecoin Now Hosted on 11 Blockchain Networks

Following the company launching a fiat-pegged tied to the value of the Mexican peso, Tether, the stablecoin issuer has announced the firm has launched tether tokens on the Polygon network. The Polygon integration follows the stablecoin being added to the Avalanche and Kusama blockchain networks. Tether Joins the Polygon Blockchain Ecosystem The largest stablecoin by […]

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Tether Launches Tokens Pegged to the Mexican Peso on Ethereum, Tron, and Polygon

Tether Launches Tokens Pegged to the Mexican Peso on Ethereum, Tron, and Polygon

The stablecoin issuer Tether Operations Limited has announced the company has launched a new fiat-pegged token tied to the value of the Mexican peso. According to the team the newly launched MXNT tokens will be initially hosted on Ethereum, Polygon, and Tron. MXNT Stablecoin Is Pegged 1:1 to the Mexican Peso The stablecoin and blockchain […]

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Circle to Issue Weekly USDC Reserve Reports — Tether Publishes May 2022 Assurance Report

Circle to Issue Weekly USDC Reserve Reports — Tether Publishes May 2022 Assurance Report

The co-founder and CEO of Circle, Jeremy Allaire, has announced the cryptocurrency firm that issues the stablecoin usd coin plans to provide the public with weekly stablecoin reserve reports. Additionally, the company Tether has also released an assurance report on its stablecoin reserves via the Cayman Islands auditing company MHA Cayman. Circle CEO Says Firm’s […]

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3 Stablecoins Command Positions in the Crypto Economy’s Top 10, Another Fiat-Pegged Token Is Close to Joining

3 Stablecoins Command Positions in the Crypto Economy’s Top 10, Another Fiat-Pegged Token Is Close to Joining

The last five weeks has been brutal for digital currencies as more than 21% has been shaved off the crypto economy’s fiat value since March 27. While all the crypto assets combined shed roughly 0.8% in the last 24 hours, bitcoin has lost 9.4% since last week and seven day statistics show ethereum has dropped […]

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