CryptoSlate Wrapped Daily: Bitcoin worth $1.5B leaves Coinbase; Mid-cap tokens outperform Bitcoin

Must read

CryptoSlate Daily wMarket Update: Ethereum posts 9 week high to lead the top 10 cryptos

CryptoSlate Daily wMarket Update: Ethereum posts 9 week high to lead the top 10 cryptos Samuel Wan · 10 mins ago...

SBF believes FTX can recover if sold as a going concern

SBF believes FTX can recover if sold as a going concern Liam 'Akiba' Wright · 1 hour ago · 2...

Nexo offices raided on allegations of financial crimes

Nexo offices raided on allegations of financial crimes Samuel Wan · 2 hours ago · 1 min read ...

Hong Kong to only allow investing in highly liquid virtual assets

Hong Kong to only allow investing in highly liquid virtual assets Christian Nwobodo · 2 hours ago · 1 min...

CryptoSlate Wrapped Daily: Bitcoin worth $1.5B leaves Coinbase; Mid-cap tokens outperform Bitcoin CryptoSlate Wrapped Daily: Bitcoin worth $1.5B leaves Coinbase; Mid-cap tokens outperform Bitcoin Christian Nwobodo · 3 hours ago · 3 min read

Binance BTC proof of reserves shows it holds roughly 582,000 BTC, Coinbase BTC reserve declines by 100,000 BTC in 48 hours, and much more in this edition of CryptoSlate Wrapped Daily.

3 min read

Updated: November 25, 2022 at 11:32 pm

CryptoSlate Wrapped Daily: Bitcoin worth $1.5B leaves Coinbase; Mid-cap tokens outperform Bitcoin

Cover art/illustration via CryptoSlate

Haru Invest

The biggest news in the cryptoverse for Nov. 25 includes Binance publishing BTC proof of reserve, BNB hitting 6% market dominance as mid-cap tokens outperform Bitcoin, 100,000 Bitcoin worth over $1.5 billion leaving Coinbase in 48 hours, and CoinList denying rumors of insolvency.

Bitcoin worth $1.5B withdrawn from Coinbase in 48 hours

Glassnode data reveals that Coinbase BTC reserve lost about 50,000 BTC on Nov. 24, and another 50,000 BTC on Nov. 25.

As a result, Coinbase lost Bitcoin worth over $1.5 billion in a space of 48 hours, which marks the third-largest BTC withdrawal in the exchange’s history.

Binance publishes BTC proof of reserves to provide more transparency on customer funds

Leading crypto exchange Binance has started rolling out its proof of reserves (PoR) beginning with Bitcoin. Binance PoR shows that customers’ balance on the exchange was 575,742.4228 BTC, while its on-chain reserve sits 1% higher at 582,485.9302 BTC.

Binance said it will publish the PoR of other crypto assets and involve third-party auditors to audit its reserve in the coming weeks.

Mid-cap tokens outperform Bitcoin over past 7 days as BNB hits 6% market dominance

Over the past seven days, the market capitalization of mid-cap tokens (projects with a market cap between $100 million and $1 billion) surged by 4% while Bitcoin’s dominance fell from a high of 45% to 40%.

Similarly, Binance BNB has gained over 31% against Bitcoin since Oct. 23, as its market dominance hit an all-time high of 6% of the total crypto market cap.

CoinList denies insolvency rumors, claims technical difficulties causing issues with withdrawals

Over the last seven days, CoinList has reportedly failed to process withdrawal requests, raising concerns over its insolvency risk.

The ICO platform in addressing the insolvency rumors said it was experiencing technical issues from its custodial partner which affected users’ deposits and withdrawals.

CoinList added that it was working to resolve the issues and would publish its proof of reserves soon.

Belgium says Bitcoin, Ethereum are not securities

The Belgium Financial Services and Markets Authority stated that assets with issuers and investment objectives are labeled as securities.

On this basis, the regulator has clarified that Bitcoin and Ethereum are not securities, given that there is no issuer, but are created by a computer code.

FTX attacker turns to ChipMixer to launder tokens

The hacker who attacked FTX on Nov. 12 has moved to launder some of the stolen Bitcoin via Chipmixer. So far, the attacker has laundered about 360 BTC.

However, ongoing discussions in the crypto community led by FatManTerra suggest that the mixing protocol may have been deployed by the U.S. government to crack Bitcoin privacy.

Bahamas Securities Commission calls FTX CEO John Ray’s allegations inaccurate; says its actions were ‘misinterpreted’

FTX CEO John Ray III alleged that the Securities Commission of The Bahamas (SCB) was behind the unauthorized move to transfer its assets to the regulator.

The SCB claimed that the asset transfer was executed to protect crypto assets under FTX’s control from potential thefts and hacks.

Massive staked Ethereum withdrawals by whales allow arbitrageurs to profit

Over the past 24 hours, two Ethereum whales reportedly withdrew 84,131 ETH and 42,400 stETH respectively from the Aave V2 protocol.

As a result, the stETH/ETH pair on Curve depegged to 0,9682, which saw arbitragers traders take advantage of the price difference to pocket massive profits.

On-chain data flashes multiple bear market bottom signals

As the Bitcoin halving of 2024 draws near, on-chain data analyzed by CryptoSlate indicates that the bear market may be close to its bottom.

Looking into the Supply P/L Bands, its blue (profit) and green (loss) lines have converged, which coincides with previous bear market bottoms. This is the fifth time in Bitcoin’s history, that the convergence happened, The previous events of 2012, 2014, and 2019 were followed by a surge to a new all-time high price.

supply bands

Similarly, the short-term holder supply metrics have surpassed three million coins, which indicates the Bitcoin crabs are filling their bags as the market bottoms.

News from around the Cryptoverse

El Salvador opens Bitcoin office

The government of El Salvador led by Bitcoin Maximalist Nayib Bukele has created the National Bitcoin Office (ONBTC) to manage all Bitcoin-related projects.

The ONBTC will oversee the development of Bitcoin, Blockchain, and cryptocurrency companies in the nation.

Binance allocates $1B to crypto recovery fund

Binance CEO Changpeng “CZ” Zhao said his exchange has allocated another $1 billion to increase the size of the industry recovery fund to over $2 billion.

Other leading crypto companies including Jump Crypto and Aptos Labs pledged to contribute about $50 million to the recovery fund.

Sam Bankman-Fried under investigation by Turkish Authorities

Turkey’s Financial Crimes Investigation Board said it is investigating FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried for allegedly facilitating asset laundering. Consequently, the authority is looking to seize the “suspicious assets” from the bankrupt crypto exchange.

Crypto Market

In the last 24 hours, Bitcoin (BTC) decreased slightly by -0.28%  to trade at $16.526, while Ethereum (ETH) decreased by -0.5% to trade at $1,196.

Biggest Gainers (24h)

Biggest Losers (24h)

More articles

Latest article

CryptoSlate Daily wMarket Update: Ethereum posts 9 week high to lead the top 10 cryptos

CryptoSlate Daily wMarket Update: Ethereum posts 9 week high to lead the top 10 cryptos Samuel Wan · 10 mins ago...

SBF believes FTX can recover if sold as a going concern

SBF believes FTX can recover if sold as a going concern Liam 'Akiba' Wright · 1 hour ago · 2...

Nexo offices raided on allegations of financial crimes

Nexo offices raided on allegations of financial crimes Samuel Wan · 2 hours ago · 1 min read ...

Hong Kong to only allow investing in highly liquid virtual assets

Hong Kong to only allow investing in highly liquid virtual assets Christian Nwobodo · 2 hours ago · 1 min...

Samsung Asset Management to list Bitcoin ETF on Hong Kong Stock Exchange

Samsung Asset Management to list Bitcoin ETF on Hong Kong Stock Exchange Christian Nwobodo · 3 hours ago · 1...