EU’s Bold Crypto Stance, Base’s Memecoin Surge, and ‘Crypto Valleys’

Written by BTSE

March 25, 2024

EU's Bold Crypto Stance, Base's Memecoin Surge, and 'Crypto Valleys'

Overnight in Asia, global cryptocurrency market cap experienced a 4.2% increase, reaching $2.55 trillion and marking a rise in major coin values. The prices of Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) both saw increases of over 5% in the past 24 hours, with BTC currently trading at $67,691 and ETH at $3,499, respectively. 

This uplift in the crypto market contrasts with the pre-market trading decline of equities and other risk assets. Investor mood was predominantly optimistic, starting the new trading week on a note of ‘Greed,’ a shift from the previous week’s ‘Extreme Greed’, according to the Crypto Fear and Greed Index.


What to Watch Out for Today


1. EU Cracking Down on Anonymous Crypto Transactions: The European Parliament has taken a bold step to ban anonymous cryptocurrency transactions. This is a move to strengthen Anti-Money Laundering (AML) efforts across the EU, impacting hosted crypto wallets. What does this mean for you? It’s crucial to stay informed about upcoming changes to ensure compliance with these new regulations. For crypto enthusiasts and investors in the EU, it’s time to reassess privacy and security measures. 


2. Coinbase’s Base Network Gains Momentum with Memecoins: Coinbase’s Ethereum layer-2 network, Base, has seen its TVL double driven by memecoins, indicating a surging interest in this playful crypto segment. With Coinbase potentially simplifying crypto trading through a new wallet, the stage is set for possibly the next billion-dollar memecoin wave on Base. For traders, keeping an eye on Base could unlock novel investment opportunities. Long memecoins?


3. ‘Crypto Valleys’ Game Fuels YIELD Farming on Ethereum L2: The DeFi farming game Crypto Valleys is making waves on the Ethereum layer-2 solution, Blast, offering players lucrative yield opportunities through NFT farming. Engaging in this game could be a smart move for those looking to capitalize on NFTs and yield farming innovations. For crypto gamers and NFT enthusiasts, exploring Crypto Valleys might just be the next big move. 


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