Bitcoin hit the $50 000 level for the first time in more than two years – and may have further to run.
The amount of money deposited in decentralised finance or DeFi projects has leapt in recent months.
The US SEC is likely to allow ETFs to hold ethereum from May, Standard Chartered predicts.
The approval of the first spot-bitcoin ETFs in the US has boosted ether, the second most valuable cryptocurrency.
Ethereum, crypto’s most important commercial highway, risks becoming a victim of its own success.
One corner of crypto has shaken off a prolonged digital-asset slump to come within touching distance of an all-time high.
Luno has launched ethereum staking in South Africa, a way for its customers to earn ether tokens passively.
Cryptocurrency ether leapt more than 5% in early Asia trade on Friday as traders breathed a sigh of relief that a software upgrade this week ran relatively smoothly.
The software that underpins the second biggest crypto coin, ether, was upgraded successfully.
Bitcoin breached the key $30 000 level for the first time in 10 months on Tuesday.