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Layer-2 race heats up as Loopring (LRC) price gains 430% in 2021

Cross-chain bridges and layer-two solutions have become an important topic of conversation in recent weeks as protocols compete to offer the best solution to skyrocketing transaction costs on the Ethereum network.  While a lot of the focus in decentralized finance (DeFi) has been on the creation of a sprawling multichain ecosystem following the recent emergence …

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DEX goals diverge as SushiSwap (SUSHI) and Uniswap (UNI) rally to new highs

Uniswap and SushiSwap have emerged as two of the top decentralized exchanges (DEXs) that are leading the current DeFi bull run higher. Despite a controversial start for SushiSwap, the last few months have seen it catching up to Uniswap in terms of activity on the platform, total value locked, and the price of its SUSHI …

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Exchange tokens benefit as centralized exchanges battle with DeFi platforms

Fresh institutional and retail investor inflows into the cryptocurrency market have led to bull market conditions for many top tokens from blue-chips like Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) to more recently established DeFi projects like AAVE and Synthetix (SNX). Exchange tokens are another easily overlooked sub-sector of the market but they have been performing exceptionally …

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REN price rallies 60%, hitting a new high after recent DeFi integration

Ren (REN) price underwent a strong 65% breakout on Feb.19 as the interoperability-focused protocol saw continuing accumulation from whale wallets holding more than 1 million REN. Data from Cointelegraph Markets and TradingView shows that REN rose from $0.99 on Feb. 18 to establish a new all-time high of $1.84 on Feb. 19. The move to …

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Venus (XVS) rallies 900%, TVL hits $3.54B after Binance Smart Chain launch

As decentralized finance continues to increase it hold on the wider cryptocurrency market, Binance Smart Chain (BSC) is beginning to emerge as a suitable option for traders looking to escape from high transaction fees on the Ethereum (ETH) network.  With more attention being paid to BSC, DeFi projects operating on the chain have also seen …

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3 reasons why Theta price hit a new all-time high at $3.49

The sustained bullish performance from Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) has increased the confidence of crypto investors and many are now looking deeper into projects that have strong fundamentals and offer real-world use cases.  This week investors turned their attention to Theta (THETA), a decentralized network that allows users to share bandwidth and computing resources …

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Spike in DeFi lending pushes Compound (COMP) price to a new high at $570

As Bitcoin and numerous altcoins surge toward new all-time highs, traders who are coin rich but cash poor are increasingly flocking to decentralized finance lending platforms where they can collatoralize their holdings to raise funds for new investments.  Compound is one of the leading DeFi lending platforms and over the past month its TVL and …

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3 reasons why Binance Coin (BNB) hit a new all-time high at $148

On Feb. 10 Binance Coin (BNB) hit a new all-time high at $148 after the native exchange token rallied 121% since the start of the week.  Data from Cointelegraph Markets and TradingView shows that BNB rose from $35.37 on Jan. 11 to $148, a 256% increase in less than a month. BNB/USDT 4-hour chart. Source: …

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Growing list of billion-dollar crypto ‘unicorns’ suggest the best is yet to come

In the traditional investing world ‘unicorn’ is a term used by venture capitalists to describe a privately held startup valued at more than $1 billion.  Typically these startups have strong fundamentals and oftentimes a first-mover advantage that helps them rapidly rise in value to become prized investment opportunities for yield-seeking funds. Some of the best-known …

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Bitcoin price is sideways, silver hits a 7-year high and XRP’s rally pops

Bitcoin (BTC) price spent the day trading in a tight range between $32,000 and $34,000. At the time of writing, the digital asset is pinned below the descending trendline resistance and each attempt to cross above it is met by selling.  Data from Cointelegraph Markets and TradingView show a price increase of 4.14% for the …

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