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The week in review: Bahamas set to launch CBDC next month

by Team Luno 4 minute read

The Bahamas is set to launch its digital currency next month, Kraken is about to become the first "crypto bank", and the EU's leaked draft legislation on crypto-assets could mean choppy waters ahead for DeFi projects. Catch up on this week's biggest headlines.

The week in review: Bitcoin, gold and S&P 500 correlation hits record high

by Team Luno 4 minute read

Ethereum's adjusted weekly trades surpass bitcoin's for the first time since 2018, Mastercard launches a CBDC testing platform, and just how connected are bitcoin, gold and the S&P 500? Catch up on the week's biggest headlines.

Luno joins Digital Currency Group (DCG)

by Marcus Swanepoel 3 minute read

Luno has now been acquired by Digital Currency Group (“DCG”). This an exciting new chapter in our mission to upgrade the world to a new financial system. Here's what it means.

Understanding Ethereum fees: How gas works

by Lucille Wilcox 6 minute read

Ethereum transaction fees hit another all-time high (ATH) this week, with miners earning a record $500,000 in fees in a single hour. To better understand this, let's break down how Ethereum transaction fees (or gas) work.

The week in review: Ethereum miners rake in record fees

by Team Luno 4 minute read

Decentralised finance (DeFi) continues to shake up the crypto world, with Ethereum miners enjoying record transaction fees this week. Catch up on this and more of the biggest headlines from this week.

WATCH: How to buy bitcoin on a crypto exchange 💰

by Team Luno 1 minute read

Learn step by step how to buy bitcoin with local currencies and trade crypto on the Luno Exchange.

Ethereum 2.0 - What we know so far

by Lucille Wilcox 5 minute read

The most ambitious upgrade the crypto world has ever seen is tentatively pencilled in for the end of the year – but what is Ethereum 2.0 and what are the biggest changes we can expect?

Decentralised Finance (DeFi) in a Nutshell

by Lucille Wilcox 6 minute read

Imagine being able to bypass traditional financial institutions for things like loans, savings and insurance? Imagine no more–DeFi is here, and it's changing the way we think about crypto and their use cases.

The week in review: Bitcoin’s price stays above $10,000 for second-longest run

by Team Luno 4 minute read

Bitcoin mining difficulty is hitting a new high and institutional investors continue to send out bullish signals as investment firm, Fidelity, files for a new bitcoin fund. All this and more in your crypto news recap.

Luno launches in Australia 🇦🇺

by Team Luno 2 minute read

Ready to join the evolution to a better financial system? Refer your friends in Aus and you’ll both receive AU$20 in Bitcoin 🚀
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