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The head of cryptobirguin Binance expressed an opinion on cryptocurrency from Facebook and JP Morgan

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The head of Binance Changpen Zhao, the largest cryptocurrency exchange , shared his opinion on two conflicting cryptocurrency projects. According to him, the future cryptocurrencies of JP Morgan and Facebook have every right to exist along with other decentralized projects, although not everyone agrees with this idea.

“Unpopular opinion about JPM and FB coins. In a decentralized world, everyone can do whatever he pleases, unless it hurts others. The more people accept cryptocurrencies, the better. Acceptance of crypto must occur. Welcome! How successful will they be? Wait and see".

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Both projects – JPM Coin and FB Coin – are rather contradictory. JPM Coin is the future stableblock for conducting mutual settlements between banks and financial institutions; Relationship with traditional finance can help him gain recognition. JPM Coin is now seen by many as a more limited and centralized version of the Ripple digital coin. Brad Garlinghouse, CEO Ripple, criticized this project.

It is also assumed that Facebook is working on a cryptocurrency project for making payments between users of the WhatsApp application. The Facebook coin causes a lot of controversy, as it seems to many that it “will resemble a centralized cryptocurrency version of PayPal” rather than a decentralized free cryptocurrency.

Interestingly, both companies in the past opposed cryptocurrencies: JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon called Bitcoin fraud, and Facebook still prohibits advertising ICO. Thus, both companies support cryptocurrency only when it is profitable for them.

Protection of centralized crypto assets

JP Morgan and Facebook coins have their defenders. Money institutional investors and the organization of payments – these are two ways by which the blockchain technology can get into the mainstream. Both companies have a good market position, which can significantly contribute to the adoption of cryptocurrencies in this way. Apparently, Zhao does not lose sight of exactly this.

CZ also believes that no one or anyone forces anyone to buy coins that they don’t like. At the same time, the Facebook coin is likely to be initially targeted only to users from India. JPM Coin also does not immediately become a “coin for consumers,” although Dimon does not rule out this in the end.

Binance cryptobirth itself seems to be balancing between centralization and decentralization. Its main platform is centralized, like most ordinary crypto-burg; and in addition, the company is conducting tests of its own decentralized Binance Chain platform for trading cryptocurrencies.

For now, it seems, CZ has chosen a very democratic policy in relation to the upcoming coins of two large companies, and it is possible that in the future we will see the listing of JPM Coin and FB Coin on this popular stock exchange.

Publication date 12.03.2019
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OKEx is going to launch futures on Tron on May 20,

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OKEx Crypto Exchange announced the launch of futures contracts for Tron (TRX). A new financial product will appear on the trading platform already on May 20 at 10:00 Moscow time.

Justin Sun, CEO of the Tron Foundation, said that with the launch of the OKEx futures platform on the TRX, the number of transactions with a digital coin will reach 15 million per day. Note that on the eve of the network appeared information that the daily number of users of the platform of decentralized applications from Tron reached 100 thousand, exceeding the achievements of Ethereum and EOS.

The Tron project token currently occupies the 11th position in the cryptocurrency rating in terms of market capitalization. Recently, TRX was listed on the P2PB2B crypto exchange, and the number of smart contracts in the Tron-blockchain reached almost a thousand.

OKEx futures will be settled on a weekly, fortnightly, and quarterly basis. The maximum allowable shoulder size for this derivative is 20x. The new tool will combine data for the TRX / BTC pair, taking into account the performance of three crypto-exchanges – Binance, Huobi, OKEx.

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By the way, this week the team Tron left Lucien Chen, technical director of the project. He explained his departure to the fact that TRX is no longer decentralized, now Chen is going to develop his own project, the Volume Network (VOL), which will strive to achieve the goals that were moved to the Tron Foundation.

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The Central Bank of Great Britain for the first time recognized the huge potential of Bitcoin

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For the first time, a representative of the Central Bank of Great Britain commented positively on cryptocurrency and Bitcoin , in particular.

For a long time, the British financial regulator spoke extremely negatively about Bitcoin and doubted its reliability as a form of capital preservation.

For example, at the end of April, the Deputy Head of the Office for Markets and Financial Affairs of the Central Bank of the Kingdom, Dave Ramsden, reaffirmed the negative attitude of the regulator to the cryptosphere.

However, this week, the chief economist of the British Central Bank Andrew Haldane, during his speech to the students for the first time, acknowledged not only reliability, but also the gigantic prospects of Bitcoin. In his opinion, the largest cryptocurrency will be able to completely replace cash in the next 20-30 years.

Haldane said that he was following the development of the cryptocurrency industry and was aware of the existence of thousands of coins. Nevertheless, despite the fact that for the first time one of the influential employees of the British Central Bank noted the growing value of Bitcoin, the position of the regulator’s management is unlikely to change anytime soon, analysts say.

But it is quite possible that, following the chief economist, many other senior officials of the Central Bank will reconsider their position, and this will create conditions for the British Bitcoin regulator to be fully recognized as a reliable payment instrument.

Publication date 19/05/2019
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OKEx Exchange will launch TRON

OKEx cryptocurrency exchange announced the launch of TRON (TRX) cryptocurrency futures. TRON (TRX) futures trading will be available from 08:00 May 20, 2019 (CET, UTC + 1). Details as follows: https: //t.co/344ykd3iGi – OKEx (@OKEx) 17 May 2019 p. The new financial instrument will be available for trading on Monday, May 20. The following are the specifications of the TRON futures: […]

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OKEx cryptocurrency exchange announced the launch of TRON (TRX) cryptocurrency futures.

The new financial instrument will be available for trading on Monday, May 20. The following are the TRON futures specifications:

Derivatives calculations will be made on a weekly, fortnightly and quarterly basis. The maximum possible shoulder size of this futures is 20x. The instrument will be based on data on the TRX / BTC currency pair from OKEx, Huobi and Binance exchanges.

OKEx also reported that more than 557 million OKB tokens were purchased and burned this week. Since the start of the program (May 4, 2019), more than 1 million native tokens of the exchange have been destroyed.

Recall the other day TRON support announced Opera browser.

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