Volume of BNB, HT, OKB Perpetual Contracts Reached 1 Billion USD
The cryptocurrency derivative exchange BaseFEX has launched BNB, HT, OKB perpetual contracts on March 28th, last Thursday, with the support of up to 20x leverage. Over 2,500 users have already traded these new contracts in the first week alone, driving the total trading volume of the 3 altcoin contracts combined to over 1 billion USD. BaseFEX’s 24-hour trading volume has made a 60% growth from 240 million USD to about 390 million USD.
April Fool’s Day Could Have Triggered Bitcoin Price Surge
Bitcoin surged to the highest level a few hours after April 1 (April Fool’s day), which has led very many people in the cryptocurrency industry to believe that this factor was behind the record skyrocketing since the past five months. Meanwhile, Bitcoin (BTC/USD) is trading at $5027, according to coinmarketcap data.
Bitcoin Trades Over $5,000, is the Next Bull Run Knocking?
Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency, has hit double-digit gains in the first 90 days of 2019, scoring its top quarterly performance since the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2017. Bitcoin is currently trading at $$4,766.06, with a market cap (MC) of $84.141 billion. The total MC is at $162.649 billion.