BTC is currently trading around $38,400 and ETH around $2,850. Notable gainers in the last 24 hours are ALGO, HNT, and FXS. The global crypto market cap is $1.83T, up 0.5% over the last day. DeFi Total Value Locked is ~$199b and BTC dominance is around 42%.
Notable news includes: the SEC announced plans to expand their cyber fraud unit to tackle crypto-related crimes; Hawaii Senate committees approved the launch of a specialized task force to regulate crypto; Uzbekistan’s president issued a decree regulating the crypto industry; Rhode Island proposed crypto rewards for green home builders; a consortium of Bitcoin miners rebutted environmental claims made to the EPA by Democratic legislators; two Argentinian banks, Banco Galicia and Brubank, have begun offering cryptocurrency investment services; the DFINITY Foundation filed a lawsuit against Meta over their use of the infinity logo; Crypto.com reignited their staking rewards program one day after eliminating it due to harsh community backlash; CBOE completed the acquisition of ErisX; FTX completed the acquisition of Liquid Exchange; a16z committed $500m to invest in Indian startups; VanEck released a set of 1,000 Ethereum NFTs; and, Algorand scored a partnership deal with FIFA ahead of the World Cup.
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