Net Inflows Into Largest Gold ETF Surge Amidst Falling Stocks and Crypto Prices – Featured Bitcoin News

[ad_1] Net inflows into SPDR Gold Shares surged to a new record of $1.63 billion, the highest since its listing in 2004. The surge of net inflows into one of the largest gold exchange-traded funds (ETFs) comes against a backdrop of falling cryptocurrency and stock values. Investors More Bullish on Gold One of the world’s largest gold ETFs, SPDR Gold Shares, recently recorded a net inflow of $1.63 billion, the highest since its listing in 2004, a report has said. Friday’s record inflow, which comes as stock and crypto prices…

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World’s Largest Asset Manager Blackrock Files for Blockchain Tech ETF – Blockchain Bitcoin News

[ad_1] The New York-based multinational investment management corporation Blackrock has filed an application with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a blockchain tech exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Ishares blockchain tech ETF aims to track the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) index called the Factset Global Blockchain Technologies Index. Blackrock Files to Launch a Blockchain ETF The investment firm with $10 trillion in assets under management (AUM) as of January 2022, Blackrock, hopes to launch an exchange-traded fund (ETF) called the Ishares blockchain tech ETF. That’s according to a SEC filing submitted…

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$33.5 billion worth of ETH ‘trapped’ in largest Ethereum contract

[ad_1] The single largest Ethereum contract containing 8,641,954 Ether (ETH) worth $33.5 billion is sitting idle because it cannot be spent or sent. A Twitter user highlighted the Beacon chain contract, claiming it to be the largest Ethereum contract with billions of dollars worth of ETH “trapped” inside it.  BREAKING: 8,641,954 ETH ($32 billion) trapped in single largest Ethereum contract and unable to be sent or spent. Will require hard fork that hasn’t been written or specified yet. Timing and terms of hard fork still unknown.https://t.co/xcXPwbS93v — Tomer Strolight |…

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Largest Canadian Bitcoin ETF Opens to Mutual Fund Investors

[ad_1] Purpose Investments, an institutional firm with more than $12 billion under management, on Wednesday announced the launch of mutual fund units for the world’s first ETF backed and settled by Bitcoin. “We’re happy to provide another easy and secure way for Canadian investors to gain exposure to Bitcoin,” said CEO and founder Som Seif. Mutual funds that allow investors exposure to Bitcoin have risen in demand by investors worldwide this year. The Purpose Bitcoin ETF invests directly in Bitcoin allowing investors efficient exposure to Bitcoin without the associated risk…

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Ethereum 2.0’s staking contract becomes largest ETH holder

[ad_1] Recently, the Ethereum network reached a new staking milestone. On Aug. 17, the Ethereum 2.0 staking contract became the single largest holder of Ether (ETH), surpassing Wrapped Ether (WETH). According to data from Etherscan, the Eth2 deposit contract now holds over 7.14 million Ether tokens, valued at $23 billion at the time of writing. This accounts for nearly 6.1% of all Ether tokens in circulation, which means that the staking rate for Ethereum is now over 6%. The Wrapped Ether deposit contract comes in second, holding 6.97 million tokens…

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Ukraine’s ‘Largest Illegal’ Mining Facility May Have Been a FIFA Bot Farm – Mining Bitcoin News

[ad_1] A data center busted by Ukrainian law enforcement this month for suspected electricity theft may have had a purpose different from mining cryptocurrencies. Ukraine’s security service described the facility as the “largest underground crypto farm” found to date but media reports are challenging that assertion. Ukrainian Company Files Complaints Against SBU Raid on Its Facility Earlier in July, the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) announced it uncovered a crypto mining farm that had been powered with stolen energy in the city of Vinnytsia. Officers seized around 5,000 units of…

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UFC Partners With Crypto.com — Sources Say $175 Million Deal Is MMA Firm’s Largest Sponsorship – Bitcoin News

[ad_1] The cryptocurrency exchange Crypto.com has revealed the company has entered a partnership with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) as the firm’s global fight kit partner. Reports stemming from people familiar with the matter say the partnership is a ten-year deal worth $175 million and the UFC’s largest sponsorship deal to date. UFC Names Crypto.com First-Ever Global Fight Kit Partner The digital currency firm Crypto.com has partnered with the UFC and will be the mixed martial arts (MMA) organization’s global fight kit partner. This means the Crypto.com brand will be featured…

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Litecoin briefly flips XRP as 4th largest crypto amid Ripple–SEC spat

[ad_1] Litecoin (LTC) and XRP briefly traded places in market capitalization rankings over the weekend, highlighting the impact of the recent lawsuit against Ripple filed by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. The so-called “flippening” happened early Sunday when Litecoin’s market cap hit $9.95 billion following a more than 12% surge in price. XRP, meanwhile, had declined in excess of 25% over a 24-hour trading period.  LITECOIN JUST FLIPPED XRP pic.twitter.com/yjBq15JtpV — HODLGeorge (@BitfuryGeorge) January 3, 2021 At press time, XRP was back in the fourth position with a…

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DOGE passes Uniswap and Litecoin to become 8th largest cryptocurrency by market cap

[ad_1] The price of Dogecoin has surged seemingly without any push from prominent figures on social media or major developments in the project.  According to data from CoinMarketCap, the price of Dogecoin (DOGE) is more than $0.18 at time of publication, with a market capitalization of roughly $23.8 billion. The token’s most recent rally had its price surge more than 63% over the last 24 hours, passing both Uniswap (UNI) and Litecoin (LTC) and become the 8th largest cryptocurrency by market cap. More retail outlets have adopted the currency as…

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