Highlighting what went right, and what went wrong, in this week’s crypto news analysis.

Last week was big for Copper as we released news that our infrastructure has provided secure storage and transmission of more than $500m in digital assets. This builds on the foundations set by Copper Unlimited, our secure offline storage application, and sets the path for a completely digital financial services 2.0

Elsewhere in crypto, China gets closer to releasing its digital currency and distinguishes it from Libra. Apple made typically Apple-esque comments about watching crypto. And TON test net actually went live.

Below is our weekly roundup of industry and coin specific news. If you’d like to get in touch with us about any of our products or services, we look forward to hearing from you. Just send us a note.

Latest Industry News

Copper infrastructure reaches $500m

  • Since launching the combined services in June, Copper has now processed over $500m in transactions. This significant milestone was achieved in part due to high volumes of OTC trading this summer
  • Jakob Palmstierna of GSR commented, “Copper has been at the forefront of this development when it comes to robustness and security.”

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Is the future of crypto high-frequency?

  • The head of trading firm B2C2 provides their analysis of crypto trading trends to CoinDesk. They see similarities between the latency wars that started with low-latency software in the 1990s and crypto today
  • But he also notes there are some significant differences. For one, crypto exchanges are primarily web based. So it’s more comparable to Amazon than the NYSE

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August Regulator Roundup

  • If you missed it on our blog, the August Regulator Roundup is out, and it’s a whopper, with more than 185 updates to catch up on
  • We’ve now been producing these monthly editions for over a year, so stay tuned as later this week we bring you the annual edition, where we look in more detail at which regulators have been the most active

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Latest Coin News

BTC

Copper's weekly BTC price chart for 09 September

  • Price analysis: Weekend trading fails to breakthrough $11,000
  • 94k BTC (more than $1bn) moved from HuobiGlobal to a single wallet
  • What can the lack of google searches for bitcoin tell us about institutions?

ETH

Copper's weekly ETH price chart for 09 September

  • Price analysis: Asian session on Monday sees losses after $180 pivotal levels failed to hold
  • Istanbul hard fork delayed until early October according to Ethereum Foundation
  • Arbitrum scaling solution gets backing from Coinbase Ventures

XRP

Copper's weekly XRP price chart for 09 September

 

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