CFTC commissioner compares crypto contagion risk to 2008 financial crisis

Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Christy Goldsmith Romero has pointed to the collapse of the Terra ecosystem and its flow-on effects as an example of how contagion risks within crypto markets are similar to those experienced by the traditional financial (TradFi) system during the global financial crisis (GFC) of 2008.  Romero suggested in a speech […]

Bitcoin Suisse adopts decentralized Liquity as lending product

Bitcoin Suisse has begun offering decentralized finance (DeFi) services to its clients with the addition of the Liquity protocol to its product lineup. It allows customers to post Ethereum (ETH) collateral in the protocol to mint and borrow the Liquity Dollar (LUSD) stablecoin. In an announcement on April 20, Bitcoin Suisse said it will perform […]