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Top Crypto News Weekly WrapUp:  ETH mainnet Shadow fork goes live


In this week’s crypto news wrap-up, Slovenia has unveiled a plan for flat taxation on crypto transactions. The government has also requested the Slovenian parliament to move up this step quickly. According to reports, the tax shall be effective at a rate under 5%. 

Another important venture from the environmental front of the Crypto industry occurred this week. Jack Dorsey’s Block and Adam Back’s Blockstream are together creating a pilot mine in Texas where solar installation batteries shall be used for powering the entire mining process. 

The past weeks saw Luna Foundation Guard (LFG) creating a reserve protocol for stablecoin UST. It has recently added $173 million in Bitcoin to its wallet over the weekend through a series of buying. Currently, LFG holds 39,897.98 Bitcoins in its wallet with the current value standing at $1.67 billion. 

This week finally saw a positive movement in Ethereum’s plan of taking the entire blockchain system to proof-of-stake. The first mainnet shadow fork of Ethereum went live. 

Weekly Price Change in Top Cryptos


Crypto Price Percentage Change
Bitcoin (BTC) ₹32,06,947.13 0.66%
Ethereum (ETH) ₹2,41,000.10 -0.14%

*All prices are latest by 11:30AM, 16 April 2022.

Top Gainers and Losers Today

Top 5 Crypto Gainers  

Crypto Price 7d Percentage Change
Alpaca Finance (ALPACA) ₹50.30 19.87%
Kyber Network (KNC) ₹343.09 13.86%
ApeCoin (APE) ₹958.66 10.89%
Shiba Inu (SHIB) ₹0.002 8.18%
Bitcoin Cash (BCH) ₹27,170.52 5.85%

*All prices are latest by 11:30AM, 16 April 2022.


Top 5 Crypto Losers 

Crypto Price 7d Percentage Change
Mina (MINA) ₹186.66 26.38%
Anchor Protocol (ANC) ₹168.48 24.50%
XDC Network (XDC) ₹4.25 17.17%
Mirror Protocol (MIR) ₹125.88 15.12%
Chromia (CHR) ₹33.92 13.94%

*All prices are latest by 11:30AM, 16 April  2022.

Top Global Crypto News of the Week

  1. Slovenia plans for a flat tax on crypto transactions. Read Now
  2. Blockstream, Block to mine BTC using Solar Power. Read Now 
  3. Luna Foundation Guard holds almost 40,000 BTC. Read Now.
  4. Ethereum’s first mainnet shadow fork goes live. Read Now   


Top Metaverse & NFT News of the Week

  1. Mastercard files 15 metaverse and NFT-related trademarks. Read Now.
  2. Multiple Indian Official Twitter account hacked, NFT content posted. Read Now. 

Daily Crypto News Round-Up

  1. Snoop Dogg Collaborates With Clay Nation to Launch NFT Collection on Cardano
  2. Meta’s New 47.5% Fee on Metaverse Items Has NFT Twitter Pissed




New Coin Price 24hr % Change
Mina (MINA) ₹186.66 1.09%
XDC Network (XDC) ₹4.25 0.42%
SuperFarm (SUPER) ₹50.88 0.43%
Coti (COTI) ₹20.02 -1.39%

*All prices are latest by 11:30AM, 16 April 2022.

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