Market Analysis Report

08 November 2018

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MVIS-CryptoCompare Index

The MVIS CryptoCompare Digital Assets 10 Index closed at 3,668.69 yesterday at 5 pm (GMT) and has since dropped 2.24%.

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Market Update

At the time of writing, the Bitcoin price is sitting at $6,491 representing a loss of 0.79% in the last 24 hours. More than $290 M worth of BTC were exchanged in the BTC/USD market representing a 14% share of the global daily volume. The BTC/KRW pair represents a 27% share.

The Ethereum price has dropped 3.13% over the past 24 hours and is currently sitting at $214, with over $70 M worth of Ether exchanged in the past 24 hours on the ETH/USD pair which has a 10% market share of the daily trading volume.

See live charts here and here

Poloniex Launches Pre-Fork Trading Support for BCH Hard Fork

Yesterday, Circle's cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex has announced a solution for those customers that can't wait until November 15th for the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) hard fork ("Planned Network Upgrade"), it is allowing customers to trade Bitcoin Cash ABC (BCHABC) and Bitcoin Cash SV (BCHSV) tokens right now. Poloniex does not want to take sides, and furthermore it wants to allow members of the crypto community to show which variant of BCH they support before the hard fork takes place, they stated:

"We believe the responsible thing for an exchange to do is remain neutral, and we want to empower the community to demonstrate their support through trading activity. "

Read more here

Mauritius' Financial Services Commission to Issue Custodian License For CryptoCurrencies

Last Tuesday, the Financial Services Commission (FSC), a regulatory body that monitors all financial services in Mauritius, except for global business and banking related transactions, has released a draft that recommends regulatory guidelines for the island nation’s "Custodian Services (Cryptocurrencies) Licence". FSC will require local companies applying for the crypto custodian license to comply with the country’s strict regulatory policies. They stated:

"[T]he holder of the custodian services (Cryptocurrencies) licence will also be considered as a “financial institution” under the Financial Intelligence and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2002 (the “FIAMLA”) and will be required to adhere to the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing (“AMLCFT”) related laws, regulations and codes AMLCFT in Mauritius including the FSC Code on the Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing, the FIAMLA and regulations made there under."

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Lykke & Nxchange to Launch New Tokenized Securities Exchange

Last Monday, according to a press release published by the Lykke project, Lykke, a Switzerland-based developer of a blockchain-enabled ”global marketplace for the free exchange of financial assets”, and Nxchange, a “regulated market / multilateral trading facility-licensed” Dutch securities exchange platform, have partnered to launch a Europe-based regulated tokenized securities exchange. According to the announcement the partnership will involve Lykke becoming an equity shareholder in Nxchange. They stated:

"Lykke will become an equity shareholder in Nxchange in return for contributing investment capital, blockchain technology, crypto asset trading infrastructure and financial engineering expertise to the partnership. (...)"

Read more here

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Press Release

State of the Crypto

Bitcoin is down 0.79% at $6,491.830 with a volume of Ƀ46.0k - $299.8M on the USD pairs.

Ether is down 2.19% against Bitcoin at Ƀ0.03303 per Ether and down 3.13% against the dollar to $214.36 with average volume Ƀ39.0k on the ETH/BTC pair.

Bitcoin Cash is down 5.22% to Ƀ0.09156 with volumes of Ƀ46.8k and down 6.01% against the dollar at $595.04.

Ripple is down 3.45% to Ƀ0.00007889 with volumes of Ƀ26.7k and down 4.33% against the dollar at $0.5128.

Zcash is down 0.6% for the day to Ƀ0.01983 per ZEC and down 1.53% against the dollar to $128.61 with an average volume of Ƀ4.7k for the 24 hour period.

Litecoin is down 3.18% against the dollar for the day at $53.34 and down 2.41% to Ƀ0.00822 on volumes of Ƀ13.6k.

Dash is up 3.07% at Ƀ0.02621 with Ƀ14.6k volume and up 2.23% against the dollar at $170.78.

Iota is down 2.16% to Ƀ0.00007599 on Ƀ487.846 volume.

Ether Classic is down 0.2% to Ƀ0.001464 with volumes of Ƀ10.0k and down 2.05% against the dollar at $9.54.

Monero is down 1.44% against the dollar at $111.22 and down 0.58% against Bitcoin at Ƀ0.01703 on volumes of Ƀ1.6k.

Neo is down 1.94% for the day to Ƀ0.002528 per NEO and down 2.54% against the dollar to $16.53 with an average volume of Ƀ11.6k for the 24 hour period.

Waves is down 0.32% to Ƀ0.0002817 on Ƀ594.832 volume.

Stratis is down 0.82% to Ƀ0.0002415 on Ƀ157.982 volume.

Cardano is down 1.73% to Ƀ0.00001194 on Ƀ1.6k volume.

NEM is down 3.15% to Ƀ0.00001447 on Ƀ464.674 volume.

EOS is down 1.98% to Ƀ0.0008545 on Ƀ19.3k volume.

Tron is down 2.16% to Ƀ0.00000362 on Ƀ1.5k volume.

Stellar is down 1.56% to Ƀ0.00003907 on Ƀ3.4k volume.

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