Golden Morning Post | Download volume of cryptocurrency wallet application decreased by 55% year on year
❑ The download volume of cryptocurrency transactions and cryptocurrency wallet applications decreased by 55% year on year
According to the golden financial report, since the cryptocurrency market has been in a lasting bear market for most of last year, cryptocurrency applications have also witnessed a decline in interest, as can be seen from the sharp decrease in the number of applications downloaded. Although the application of prepaid cash increased by 69% year on year, surpassing other financial technology fields, the performance of cryptocurrency and retail investment applications showed a downward trend. In fact, according to the data released by Apptopia on September 19, the number of downloads of cryptocurrency transactions and cryptocurrency wallet applications fell by 55% year on year in the third quarter.
As of press release, according to OKX data:
BTC's recent transaction price is 18873.9 dollars, up and down within the day-1.88%；
The latest transaction price of ETH is 1323.28 dollars, up and down within the day-3.93%；
SOL's recent transaction price is 31.42 US dollars, up and down within the day-3.35%；
The recent transaction price of MATIC is 0.73 US dollars, up and down within the day-3.63%；
NEAR recently traded at US $3.82, up or down within the day-3.49%；
The latest transaction price of ENS is US $13.41, up or down within the day-1.90%；
The most recent transaction price of DOGE is 0.058 yuan, up and down within the day-2.84%。
Officials from the US Treasury Department: Sanctions against cryptocurrency mixers can prevent financial crimes
On September 20, it was reported that Elizabeth Rosenberg, Assistant Secretary of the United States Department of Finance, said at the hearing that sanctions against cryptocurrency mixers such as Tornado Cash could strengthen the United States' sanctions against Russia and other illegal actors, and deter criminals who use this technology to launder money. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) also attacked the cryptocurrency mixer at the hearing, saying that the industry played down the negative impact of the technology and lied.
❑ The Ministry of Trade of Indonesia plans to issue new rules for the management of crypto asset exchanges
Golden Finance reported that the Indonesian Ministry of Trade plans to issue a new rule to manage the crypto asset exchange, requiring that two-thirds of the board of directors and commissioners must be Indonesian citizens and reside in the country. In addition, the new rules will also require the exchange to use a third party to store customer funds, and prohibit the exchange from reinvesting the stored encrypted assets.
❑ Set EIP-2982 status of Tranquility Phase 0 to "Completed" on Ethereum official website
On September 20, it was reported that the EIP-2982 status of Serenity Phases 0 had been set to "Final" on the official website of Ethereum. It is reported that EIP-2982 was created by Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of Ethereum, on September 15, 2020. The completion of "Phase 0" means that the beacon chain is online and the merger is completed. The Ethereum workload proof consensus mechanism is switched to the equity proof consensus mechanism. It is worth mentioning that the merger of Ethereum was successfully completed on September 15, 2022, just two years after Vitalik Buterin created EIP-2982.
❑ OpenSea announced that it will support Arbitrum
In the golden financial report, OpenSea announced that it would start supporting the layer 2 network Arbitrum. OpenSea said, "This is the first step for us to establish the future goal of web3. People can get the NFT they want on the chain they like." Earlier, the Arbitrum development team announced that the Nitro node version v2.0.5 had been released. This version makes a lot of improvements to the sorter and verifier systems, and supports Consensus v7.
Experts group: the United States needs to regulate and stabilize currency or issue its own central bank digital currency
On September 21, it was reported that at the hearing of the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee on Tuesday, an expert group, including researchers and senior executives of blockchain analysis companies, said that the United States needs to make progress in regulating stable currencies or issuing its own central bank digital currency in order to maintain the dominance of the dollar and ensure the effectiveness of sanctions against other countries. In a report last week, the US Treasury reiterated that the United States needs to establish barriers for private stable currencies to protect the financial system and consumers, and called for further research on digital dollars or central bank digital currencies in case of "national interest needs". Ari Redbord, legal and government affairs director of blockchain analysis company TRM Labs Inc., said that 99% of the stable currencies supported by the French currency were linked to the US dollar, and called for the formulation of regulatory policies to promote the growth and stability of this market.
Data: BUSD held by four wallet addresses accounts for nearly 94% of the total supply
On September 20, it was reported that the IntoThe Block data showed that there was a high concentration of currency holdings of BUSDs, with about 19.31 billion BUSDs (worth 18.98 billion dollars) controlled by four wallet addresses, accounting for 93.46% of the supply of BUSDs. In addition, CoinMarketCap data shows that among all cryptocurrencies, BUSD ranks sixth in market value; Of all the stable currencies, BUSD ranked third in market value, second only to USDT and USDC. It is reported that on September 6, King'an announced that it would automatically convert USDC, USDP and TUSD to BUSD. On September 19, WazirX announced that it would remove USDC, USDP and TUSD on September 26, and the balance would be converted to BUSD.
◎ Foreign media: NASDAQ is preparing for institutional encryption hosting services
Golden Finance reported that NASDAQ, the second largest stock exchange in the United States, is seeking to take advantage of institutional investors by providing cryptocurrency custody services for Bitcoin and Ethereum. The former global head of Gemini Prime will join the NASDAQ team and lead the digital assets department of NASDAQ. If approved by the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS), NASDAQ will become the custodian of digital assets, making the stock exchange compete directly with centralized cryptocurrency giants including Coinbase, Anchorage Digital and BitGo.
❑ Volmex Labs launches Bitcoin and Ethereum implied volatility index
Golden financial report: Volmex Labs launched the Volmex implied volatility index (VIV) for Bitcoin and Ethereum on Tuesday. The company hopes to follow Cboe's VIX Volatility Index. The Volmex implied volatility index uses real-time encrypted call options and put options to measure the 30 day expected volatility of Bitcoin and Ethereum options markets. It is reported that Volmex Labs is the volatility index trading platform of Ethereum Volmex The creator of finance. The investors of Volmex Labs include Alameda Research, CMS Holdings, Three Arrows Capital, Robot Ventures, etc.
❑ BSV Bitcoin Association launches its blockchain innovation plan
Golden Finance reported that BSV Bitcoin Association launched its blockchain innovation plan, which is a 10 week course aimed at encouraging people to become Bitcoin developers. BSV Academy is providing this blockchain innovation plan to any partner who is interested in including it in its educational tool set. One of the partners is Uganda's venture capital company Capital Savvy, which is trying to create jobs for local developers.
❑ The total number of unconfirmed transactions in Bitcoin is 9867
According to the golden financial report, BTC.com data shows that at present, the number of unconfirmed transactions of Bitcoin across the network is 9867, the computing power of the whole network is 227.96 EH/s, and the 24-hour transaction rate is 3.13 transactions/s. At present, the difficulty of the whole network is 32.05 T, and it is predicted that the difficulty will increase by 0.34% to 32.15 T next time, with 6 days and 23 hours left before the adjustment.
❑ MakerDAO governance voted in favour of adding GNO tokens as collateral for DAI
Golden Finance reported that MakerDAO's governance department voted in favor of the proposal to add GnosisDAO (GNO) token as a new collateral of DAI stable currency. The details on the voting page show that participants supporting this initiative voted nearly 70000 Maker (MKR) tokens in total. The proposal received 77% support.
❑ The Ethereum domain name service ENS has deployed NameWrapper on the Goerli test network
On September 20, it was reported that Jeff Lau, developer of Ethereum Domain Name Service (ENS) Eth said that the new ENS contract suite has been deployed to the Goerli test network, which is an important step for the ENS protocol to finally release the new contract suite to the main network. The new contracts that have been deployed include NameWrapper, new. eth registration controller, new reverse registration, new public resolver, index price curve Oracle and static metadata service. However, the new contracts have not been connected to the ENS V2 application, so users may not be able to interact with these contracts using the UI to a large extent. The ENS NameWrapper allows the ENS domain name to be packaged as ERC-1155 NFT. A parent domain name can set more permissions for its child domains.
Important economic trends
❑ The initial decline of the US stock market expanded, and the Dow and the S&P 500 index both fell by more than 1%
The golden financial report showed that the decline of the US stock market widened at the beginning of the day. The Dow and the S&P 500 index both fell more than 1%, while the Nasdaq fell nearly 1%.
DID (Decentralized Identifier), as a new identity, is derived from the traditional centralized identity. It refers to disintermediation. Individuals or organizations fully own the ownership, control and management rights of their own digital identities, which are fully attributed to users themselves.
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