Terra Collapse Causes G7 to Hasten Crypto-Centric Regulations

Earlier this week, ministers from the world's top economies, the G7, called for greater speed as financial watchdogs introduce comprehensive crypto regulation. This comes shortly after Terra's demise saw several crypto users suffer considerable losses in the space of a week. G7 Contacts FSB to Hurry Things Up The stablecoin failed to maintain its dollar peg and crashed as low as $0.07, with sister token LUNA not far behind. This created a ripple effect as general market anxiety destabilized even…

Do Kwon Suggests Terra 2.0 Hard Fork in New Revival Plan

Kwon unveils another plan to revive ebbing Luna.   On Monday, the Terraform founder and CEO unveiled another plan to save Terra’s sinking ship from extinction. This plan, shared on Twitter, includes forking Terra’s governance coin Luna and making the chain community-owned. What Went Down, Literally In spite of the death blow dealt to both Terra coins recently, the cryptocurrencies continue to find ways to stay alive. Last week, Terra's LUNA dropped from $85 value to less than nothing. Its…

Police Report Filed Against Terra’s Do Kwon in Singapore

Report claims Terraform scammed over 1000 Singaporeans. A “concerned” Singaporean citizen has reported Do Kwon, creator of the ravaged LUNA coin to the police. According to a post made on Reddit, the reporter claims to have filed the complaint on behalf of all Singaporeans affected by the crash of Terra's Luna. The post made in the early hours of today, contained a picture of the said report. In it, the complainant claimed that they knew over 1000 of their countrymen…

Binance Futures Delists Terra’s LUNA

The backlash of the recent abrupt decline of Terra's Luna continues as Binance delists it from its futures trading.  The Binance derivative arm made the announcement earlier this morning. The exchange prompted all traders with currently opened positions to close them no later than 8:30 am (UTC)  today when the delisting officially took place. Once the delisting happened, they would automatically settle all USDT-Margined LUNA perpetual contracts. Furthermore, the exchange reviewed the LUNA perpetual contracts’  leverage and margin tiers. It…

Do Kwon Reveals Plans to Restore Terraform Stablecoin

Increased minting capacity leads Terraform CEO's grand plans. In response to Terra’s devastating decline this Monday, co-founder, Do Kwon promised to work alongside users in resolving the crisis.  Since Bitcoin’s accelerated dip began on Monday, UST has dropped to $0.7, then $0.48. Its present price is less than half its originally designated price peg. LUNA in turn has tanked by more than 90% in the past day.  Holders of the beleaguered digital asset hurried en masse to liquidate UST in…

Terra’s Meltdown and the Humbling of Do Kwon

Amid the bloodbath suffered by all of crypto on Monday, one digital asset collapsed hilariously harder than the rest: Terra. Yes, that includes everything – from the Terra (LUNA) governance token, to its so-called “stablecoin” TerraUSD (UST). The former is down over 75% on the week, while the latter collapsed below $0.7 despite intended $1.00 price peg. The token’s absolute meltdown has nearly removed it from the top 20 cryptocurrencies, despite being top 10 mere days ago. The ordeal has…

Raul Pal Says There’s a ‘Decent Chance’ For Ethereum To Flip Bitcoin

Former hedge fund manager Raoul Pal said that Ethereum could finish the year above $10,000. However, he also thinks that there is a “decent chance” of “flipping” – referring to Ethereum becoming the most significant crypto by market cap, removing Bitcoin from first place. Moreover, he thinks that Ethereum’s competitors will do even better. Raul Pal is a former Goldman Sachs executive and co-manager or GLG, a London-based global macro hedge fund. He has since retired from his position and started…