CoinShares Launches Ethereum-based Exchange Traded Product (ETP)

Digital-asset investment firm CoinShares has launched an Ethereum based exchange-traded product (ETP). This will be the second ETP to be released by the firm following the launch of its Bitcoin ETP in January.  Ethereum ETP Listed on Swiss SIX Exchange According to a press release from CoinShares, the Ethereum ETP will be listed on the Swiss SIX exchange under the […]

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Ethereum's Berlin Hard Fork will Activate in April; EIP-1559 is Now Under Review

Berlin Hard Fork’s activation date has been penciled at block height 12,244,000, or on April 14, following an Ethereum All Developers meeting on February 19. From Istanbul to Berlin, Ethereum is Building Ethereum currently operates two independent chains: Proof-of-Work and Proof-of-Stake. The Berlin Hard Fork will mark the end of the Metropolis Era. It is a crucial phase in Ethereum’s […]

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Coinbase Users Can Now Join Eth2 Staking Rewards Waitlist

Coinbase cryptocurrency exchange has announced that clients interested in staking their ether (ETH) tokens to earn an annual percentage yield (APY) of 7.5 percent when Ethereum 2.0 finally goes live, can now make their intent known by joining its waitlist, according to a blog post on February 16, 2021. Coinbase Opens its Door for Eth2 Staking  Vitalik Buterin and members […]

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EIP 1559: A Reason Why Ethereum Gas Fees Should Fall From $20

Ethereum price is at near-record highs, a gift for holders but a nightmare for network users. Here’s why: The average transaction (Gas) fee stands at $20. What’s even worse is that this fee will likely stagnate at present levels if there is no intervention. A new norm? Perhaps. Destruction of user experience, yes. For this reason, network developers are once […]

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Grayscale Bought $350 Million ETH This Feb

The stock traded Grayscale Ethereum Trust (ETHE) has purchased $350 million worth of eth in the past two weeks. They announced in a filing with the Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) that 87,749.87885686 Ethereum, representing $153,732,197, was bought in just four days between February 8th and 11th. The other circa $200 million worth was bought from the first to the […]

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CME Ether Futures Launch Boosted Institutional ETH Investment Inflows

Crypto asset management firm CoinShares says the optimism generated by the launch of Ether (ETH) futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) triggered an influx of institutional funds into the second-largest crypto by market capitalization. Meanwhile, Ethereum recently set a new all-time high above the $1,800 mark with some market analysts indicating that $2,000 is on the horizon. Ether Flips […]

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Grayscale Buys 100,000 ETH

Grayscale has bought 104,990 eth this week since Tuesday, bringing their total holdings to three million eth, worth $5 billion. In just the past four days they’ve bought $177 million worth of eth, an apparent acceleration as in December they were buying about $100 million eth a week. They’ve already doubled that, and a week as measured by Grayscale has […]

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