A historical record for Bitcoin has been recorded during this December 19. The price of the leading cryptocurrency continued its recent growth. Setting a new all-time high of $ 24,122.67 before falling to $ 23,978.86, a 5% gain on the day.
The record price for Bitcoin comes two days after BTC first broke through the $ 23,000 point. Bringing profits to the main cryptos in the market.
With the latest price increase, Bitcoin’s percentage gains to date have risen to over 225%. The markets continue to deliver surprises in weekend trading.
Kraken announced that it will integrate BTC deposits and withdrawals via Lightning Network in 2021
The well-known cryptocurrency exchange Kraken announced new investments yesterday. And, upcoming features designed to bring the benefits of the Bitcoin Lightning Network to your global exchange.
Based on BTC’s Blockchain technology, the Lightning Network is designed to aid the escalation of the world’s largest cryptocurrency. And allow you to process millions of transactions per second. As many of you already know, Lightning allows you to complete exchanges at a lower cost and with greater speed.
Says the Kraken team:
“In 2021, we are committed to hiring a team that specifically focuses on the Lightning Network, as part of our ongoing effort to provide the best possible experience for merchants and investors. We hope to allow customers to withdraw and deposit Bitcoin in Lightning in the first half of 2021, which will allow customers to move their Bitcoin instantly and with the lowest fees.
Bitcoin at $ 100,000? These traders will accept that bet
Deribit users can bet for the flagship cryptocurrency, BTC to reach $ 100,000 through options contracts expiring on September 24, 2021. The high strike price was established following an increase in daily trading volumes.
In options trading, a strike price is the value that a derivative contract can be bought or sold when it is exercised.
Deribit processed 754,123 BTC options contracts in November, according to marketing material that appeared on Twitter on Thursday.
The exchange is currently listed as the 10th largest derivatives exchange on CoinMarketCap, or CMC.
Meanwhile, cryptocurrency data analytics provider Skew reported Thursday that Deribit is the largest derivatives market for Bitcoin trading. The firm also said that daily options trading on BTC exceeded $ 1 billion for the first time.
Immutable privacy protocol based on Ethereum proposes a governance system
Tornado.Cash, the Ethereum mixing service that rolled out completely unchangeable smart contracts earlier this year, proposed a governance system powered by its own TORN tokens.
According to a post on Dec. 18, the proposal will put the administration of the protocol in the hands of its user community.
An initial distribution of 10 million TORN will be split between early users and developers. A DAO treasury and anonymous miners over the next five years.