$1.69 Billion of Stablecoins Withdrawn From Crypto Derivative Exchanges

The crypto market has experienced increased volatility this month, with BTC slashing half of its gains amidst a broader market selloff. Other top crypto assets such as ETH and ADA also struggled to hold on to recent gains, leaving investors debating whether the bulls can pull off an upset and propel prices higher. The recent bloodbath in the crypto markets resulted in $1.69B of stablecoins being withdrawn from derivative exchanges, as per data from CryptoQuant. Lex Moskovski, the Chief Investment…

Japan’s Finance Minister is Not Interested in Reducing Tax on Cryptocurrency

According to Japan’s Finance Minister Taro Aso, he is not willing to demand the reduction of tax rate on cryptocurrencies in the country to 20 percent due to the difficulty of numerous households investing in digital assets. On June 2, the minister attended a meeting of the House of Councillors Committee on Financial Affairs, and answered a question by Japan Restoration Association member. According to Aso, about 900 trillion yen (8.4 billion USD) of the 1900 trillion yen (17.6 billion USD) financial…