US Losing Crypto Dominance to UAE, South Korea, Australia, and Switzerland: Ark Warns

US Losing Crypto Dominance to UAE, South Korea, Australia, and Switzerland: Ark Warns

The US risks losing its leading position in the global crypto ecosystem to countries like UAE, South Korea, Australia, and Switzerland, with a significant drop in crypto liquidity, according to an analysis by Ark Invest analyst Yassine Elmandjra.

The United States is at danger of losing a leading position in the worldwide cryptocurrency ecological system to countries including the United Arab Emirates, South Korea, Australia and Switzerland, Ark Invest analyst Yassine Elmandjra wrote in a note on Monday.

In the analysis, Elmandjra pointed to a whole lot of fall in cryptocurrency liquidity in the country. 

“Once populated by well- established and credible institutions, the cryptocurrency ecological system in the United States now faces a void that is very likely put interest between other institutional investors on hold,” he stated, pointing to trading corporations Jane Street and Jump Trading that have reduced participation in the domestic United States market. 

Citing data from CoinMetrics, Elmandjra pointed out that Bitcoin (BTC) volume of trading in the country has  dropped 75 percent from $20 Billion per day in March to just around $4 Billion past week. He stated that the price of Bitcoin (BTC) was $600 higher on Binance. United States than on other exchanges past week, which points to weaker price discovery in America.

Crypto Chaos: SEC Goes After Binance, BTCs Future Uncertain

“In the United States, regulatory uncertainty appears to be discouraging both existing corporations and new entrants in the cryptocurrency space,” he wrote.

The executive team at cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase Crypto exchange, which has been critical of United States regulatory authorities, visited the UAE earlier these 30 days and stated there was no doubt that the country has ” the  capacity to be a strategic hub” for the company.

Back in the United States, Coinbase Crypto exchange has mounted an aggressive lobbying campaign, creating an advisory council with previous United States lawmakers and running Television ads in the nation’s capital. 

The UAE has likewise been drawing attention from miners, with Marathon Digital saying earlier in the 30 days that Abu Dhabi will host the 1st large-scale Bitcoin (BTC) mining operations in the Middle East.

Binance FUD

The company’s CEO Fred Thiel informed The Block past week that a proposed tax on miners sought by President Joe Biden would push corporations to begin looking outside of the country. 


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