Ripple (XRP) Align Well with Islamic Principles, Rain to offer Support

Ripple prices drop but bullish Bahrain based Rain will offer six XRP trading pairs to their clients Transaction volumes low averaging 15 million Rain is the first crypto exchange to graduate from SRB’s sandbox and is Sharia compliant. With Ripple presence in Middle East pronounced, XRP prices may respond driving them above 34 cents and later 40 cents in a wave that will cement bulls of late Sep 2018 and those of Jan 30. Ripple Price Analysis Fundamentals At the back of any successful cryptocurrency project is liquidity and Ripple…

Major Crypto Exchanges Huobi Global and OKEx Launch Support for Tron-Based USDT

Two major crypto exchanges — Singapore-headquartered Huobi Global and Malta-based OKEx — have announced their support for the Tron-based version of stablecoin Tether. The developments were announced in two official announcements, both published on March 21. In early March, blockchain protocol Tron (TRX) and Tether, issuer of stalwart stablecoins USDT and EURT, announced their partnership to issue a TRC-20-based USDT — a term that indicates adherence to a technical token standard supported by the Tron blockchain. The new token is designed to be interoperable with all Tron-based protocols and decentralized…

Bitcoin’s 4th Largest Exchange to Support Tron Stablecoin

The liquidity of the Tron network is about to go to the next level. As we previously reported, Tether is expanding its USDT product to the Tron blockchain. Now the community has heard from a veteran exchange – USDT-Tron is going to list on OKEx. 4th Largest Bitcoin Exchange to Support USDT-Tron OKEx is the 4th largest Bitcoin exchange by adjusted volume. In a note today, OKEx says: In order to meet users’ demand for stablecoin trading, OKEx will support USDT-TRON, the TRC-20 based USDT token co-developed by TRON and…

Major Crypto Exchange and Wallet Coinbase Adds Support for Stellar Lumens

United States-based cryptocurrency exchange and wallet service provider Coinbase has added support for Stellar Lumens, according to an announcement published on March 18. The update states that users can now store, buy, and send Stellar’s cryptocurrency, the Stellar Lumen (XLM), on the Coinbase website, as well as on the Coinbase iOS and Android apps. The publication underlines that the newly added cryptocurrency will be available for the majority of the customers, with the exception of Coinbase users in the United Kingdom or in the U.S. state of New York. Last…

Crypto Market Testing Crucial Support: XLM, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, TRX Analysis

The total crypto market cap corrected lower recently and tested the $132.0B support area. Bitcoin cash price started a downside correction after testing the $165 resistance. EOS price is slowly moving lower towards the $3.70 support level. Stellar (XLM) price is up more than 4% and broke the $0.1120 and $0.1140 resistances. Tron (TRX) is currently flat near the $0.0230 support level. The crypto market is trading above key supports, with range moves in bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH). Stellar (XLM) gained traction, while BCH, EOS, ripple and tron (TRX)…

Overstock to Retain Retail Arm, Support Blockchain and Crypto Ventures

The CEO of retail giant Overstock.com, Patrick Byrne, noted the potential profitability of the firm’s retail arm in its Q4 2018 earnings conference call on March 18. Byrne’s statements indicate that Overstock may not be divesting from its retail wing as soon as was previously indicated. Last year, Byrne reportedly told The Wall Street Journal that Overstock would sell off its retail wing sometime in early 2019. During the section of the conference call devoted to retail, Byrne said that “this is going to be a year of explosive growth,”…

Coinbase Pro Adds Support for Stellar Lumens

Coinbase Pro, the professional offering of United States-based crypto exchange and wallet service Coinbase, has announced support for Stellar Lumens (XLM) in a blog post on March 13. Per the post, Coinbase Pro will now accept deposits of XLM for around 12 hours before enabling full trading. Coinbase notes that after establishing sufficient supply of XLM, it will open trading pairs in U.S. dollars, euro and Bitcoin (BTC) in phases. XLM trading will go through three stages before enabling full trading, including limit, market and stop orders. The stages involve…

Digital Currency Wallet Abra Adds Direct Support for ETH Instead of as Asset Derivative

Digital currency wallet and exchange Abra has launched native Ethereum (ETH) support, according to an official blog post published on March 12. Users will now be able to receive, hold, sell and buy ETH directly from the Abra wallet, as well as use the altcoin as an on-ramp to invest in other Abra-listed crypto and fiat currencies — over 30 crypto assets and 50 fiat currencies. These include Abra’s recently-listed BIT10 Index token, which tracks the ten largest cryptocurrencies by market capitalization. As the Abra blog post outlines, up until…

Crypto Markets Are Trading Sideways, Bitcoin Holds $3,900 Support

Tuesday, March 12 — crypto markets are trading sideways, with total market cap hovering between $133–$134 billion, and Bitcoin (BTC) holding $3,900 for the most part of the day. The top 20 cryptocurrencies by market cap are seeing mixed signals, with losses not exceeding 1.1 percent, while some coins have seen a growth of over 3 percent over 24 hours at press time. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin is trading at $3,912 at press time, up around 0.3 percent over the past 24 hours. The biggest cryptocurrency surged to as…

Ripple’s Xpring and Forte Establish $100 Mln Fund to Support Blockchain in Gaming

Ripple’s developer ecosystem project Xpring and game industry blockchain platform Forte have jointly established a $100 million fund to support game developers. The news was announced in a press release published on March 12. The initiative is designed to bolster the mass adoption of blockchain technology in the game industry through the increase of engagement and monetization with players. Forte is reportedly targeting game developers running live games economies with more than 50,000 daily active users and an interest in blockchain deployment. Brett Seyler, Chief Platform Officer at Forte said:…