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First Mover Asia: Singapore’s Regulators Will Be Eyeing Local Crypto Companies After Terra Collapse; Bitcoin Rebounds

Terraform Labs, the Singapore-registered company behind the Terra protocol, doesn’t have a permanent office in the city-state; most major cryptos spent Sunday in the green.

Terraform Labs, the Singapore-registered company behind the Terra protocol, doesn’t have a permanent office in the city-state; most major cryptos spent Sunday in the green.


First Mover Asia: Terra’s Planetary Collapse Is Taking Down Crypto Lending, Altcoins Plummet

Data suggests that many traders are moving their assets from DeFi platforms; bitcoin rallies after falling below $26,000 in Thursday trading.

Data suggests that many traders are moving their assets from DeFi platforms; bitcoin rallies after falling below $26,000 in Thursday trading.


First Mover Asia: Bitcoin at 16-Month Low as UST Collapse Shows Risks of 'Algo' Stablecoins

A number of algorithm-based stablecoins have already failed; bitcoin and other cryptos see deep red.

A number of algorithm-based stablecoins have already failed; bitcoin and other cryptos see deep red.


First Mover Asia: Crypto Market Decline Underlines Its Unpredictability; Bitcoin Holds at $31K

Most signs have pointed downward, but predicting price trends in the days and weeks ahead is difficult; major cryptos have a mixed day.

Most signs have pointed downward, but predicting price trends in the days and weeks ahead is difficult; major cryptos have a mixed day.


First Mover Asia: Did Nvidia Profit From Crypto Mining? Consider Its Manufacturing Partners’ Stocks; Cryptos Have a Rough Day

The manufacturer of graphics processing units has been reluctant to acknowledge the role its products play in crypto mining; bitcoin and ether plummet.

The manufacturer of graphics processing units has been reluctant to acknowledge the role its products play in crypto mining; bitcoin and ether plummet.


First Mover Asia: BitMEX Saga Leaves Lingering Regulatory Questions, Bitcoin Falls

Arthur Hayes and his BitMEX co-founders must each pay a $10 million fine, but contesting the case against them might have clarified which financial regulatory agency should have primary oversight of crypto; cryptos had a rough weekend.

Arthur Hayes and his BitMEX co-founders must each pay a $10 million fine, but contesting the case against them might have clarified which financial regulatory agency should have primary oversight of crypto; cryptos had a rough weekend.


First Mover Asia: Thailand Has Already Proven Why Taking Crypto for Luxury Items Isn't Working

Gucci will begin accepting crypto payments at five stores as part of a wider commitment, but the success of its initiatives is uncertain; bitcoin plummets in Thursday trading.

Gucci will begin accepting crypto payments at five stores as part of a wider commitment, but the success of its initiatives is uncertain; bitcoin plummets in Thursday trading.


First Mover Asia: Events in China, India Have Also Weighed on Crypto Prices

Investors may have been focusing on U.S. interest rate hikes and the economic fallout of Russia’s Ukraine invasion, but bitcoin has been subject to other headwinds; cryptos soar post-rate hike.

Investors may have been focusing on U.S. interest rate hikes and the economic fallout of Russia’s Ukraine invasion, but bitcoin has been subject to other headwinds; cryptos soar post-rate hike.


First Mover Asia: Bitcoin Minnows Are Resilient as Long-Term Whales Capitulate to Pressure

How long these smaller-scale investors remain committed to their crypto assets will be an interesting trend to observe; bitcoin and ether drop.

How long these smaller-scale investors remain committed to their crypto assets will be an interesting trend to observe; bitcoin and ether drop.


First Mover Asia: Why the Metaverse Is a Potemkin Village

Despite breathless headlines about a digital land rush, metaverse platforms are struggling to attract brands and users; bitcoin ticks up slightly.

Despite breathless headlines about a digital land rush, metaverse platforms are struggling to attract brands and users; bitcoin ticks up slightly.