We have prepared a brief overview of the most important news for this week in cryptoworld.
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News of the Week :
In a single day, CME outperformed BAKKT in trading volumes with BTC futures options
CME Group started trading on BTC futures on Monday and outperformed its rival, Bakkt, in a single day. According to the spokesperson, the CME Group concluded 55 contracts worth approximately 275 bitcoins or $ 2.1 million. Since its launch on December 9, Bakkt has traded little more than $ 1 million in BTC since its launch.
European regulator ESMA wants to unify cryptocurrency regulations in the EU this year
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has recently published its 2020-2022 plan detailing how it will attempt to integrate co-regulation of cryptocurrencies in the European Union. As already mentioned, it is very unlikely that ESMA will focus on any technical or prohibition of ICO, IEO or STO coming into the market in the future. However, it will most likely focus on how information on the trading of cryptocurrencies in the European Union is handled. Probably the best model currently belongs to the United Kingdom, which permits all cryptoactivities in the country, but here and there will request more information from local cryptocompanies.
Bitcoin SV decreases by 45% because the lawyer admits that Craig Wright has no private keys
The controversial altcoin Bitcoin SV (BSV) dumped 45% after its main supporter failed to have access to $ 9 billion in bitcoins (BTC). After Wright promised to prove he was the manager of the funds associated with the bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto, a BSV – a hard fork BTC, who claims to be a “real” bitcoin – fired at historically high levels of $ 436. Finally, Wright failed.