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Will 2021 be even bigger for Bitcoin? Here are the crypto trends to watch next year

by Marcus Swanepoel 8 minute read

2020 ended with a bang for Bitcoin, shattering records and hitting new historical all-time highs. Will the momentum carry on into the new year? What else is on the cards for crypto in 2021? We've taken a look at what to watch out for.

A beginner's guide to stablecoins

by Team Luno 5 minute read

Stablecoins have enjoyed a huge increase in popularity over the past year – but what exactly are they, why are people starting to use them, and why should you care?

Institutional money arrives for Bitcoin

by James Ovenden 6 minute read

The influx of institutional investors has been much anticipated by the crypto community. After years of waiting, has the time finally arrived?

Bitcoin and taxes: What you need to know

by James Ovenden 6 minute read

The rules around how bitcoin is taxed vary from country to country and they're constantly changing. What do you need to do? We take a look at how you can stay ahead of the game.

The consensus on consensus mechanisms: PoW vs PoS vs DPoS and more

by Lucille Wilcox 6 minute read

A closer look at the most popular consensus mechanisms and how they work to ensure public blockchains operate transparently and independent of any single authority.

Luno's view on forks

by Team Luno 3 minute read

Uncover how and why blockchain forks occur, what they mean for the crypto community, and how Luno approaches their integration into the Luno platform.

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.

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.

Daily market update: Rejection at $12,000 for Bitcoin – where to next?

by Team Luno 3 minute read

Our retrospective on everything that happened in Bitcoin over the last 24 hours.

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.

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