- FTX announced that the request portal was reopened after the security problem was resolved.
- According to the Crypto Asset Report published by Henley & Partners, the number of people with crypto assets worth at least $ 1 billion is 22. 6 of them keep their investments in Bitcoin.
- According to The Block, Optimism stated that the remaining tokens from the airdrop event will be transferred to accounts that meet the conditions and do not create demand for the airdrop.
- After defrauding Stake of $41 million, North Korean hackers have now carried out a cyber attack worth $54 million on the Coinex exchange.
- Approximately $900,000 worth of cryptocurrency was stolen from a wallet belonging to billionaire investor and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban.
- It is said that the Ukrainian Economic Security Bureau (ESB) has started investigating local cryptocurrency exchanges.
- Polkadot community PolkaWorld announced that it has ceased its operations after its offer to receive funds from Polkadot’s treasury was rejected.
- Cryptocurrency exchange JPEX announced that it has stopped certain operations.
- Defi (decentralized finance) exchange volume fell to $52.8 billion in August, a 15.5 percent decrease compared to July, according to investment manager VanEck.
- In money markets, while it is expected that the US Federal Reserve (FED) will keep the policy rate constant at its meeting on Wednesday with a 99 percent probability, the policy text and the signals in FED President Jerome Powell’s statements after the meeting are in the focus of investors.
- Global markets started the week positively.
- Approximately 13 thousand workers, who are members of the United Automobile Workers (UAW) union and work in the factories of General Motors, Ford and Stellantis, decided to go on strike together for the first time in the 88-year history of the union.
- Analysts stated that if the auto workers’ strike lasts for a long time, it could negatively affect the country’s economy.
- On Friday in the New York Stock Exchange, the S&P 500 index lost 1.23 percent, the Nasdaq index lost 1.56 percent and the Dow Jones index lost 0.83 percent. Index futures contracts in the USA started the new week with an increase.
- European Central Bank (ECB) President Christine Lagarde’s “dove”-themed speech on Friday brought a buying trend to European stock markets.
- On Friday, the FTSE 100 index in England increased by 0.50 percent, the DAX 40 index in Germany increased by 0.56 percent, the CAC 40 index in France increased by 0.96 percent and the MIB 30 index in Italy increased by 0.08 percent. Index futures contracts in Europe started the new week with an increase.
- While Asian markets started the new week on a negative note, all eyes turned to the monetary policy decision of the Bank of Japan (BoJ) this week.
- There will be no trading in the markets today due to a holiday in Japan. Near the closing, the Kospi index in South Korea decreased by 1.3 percent, the Hang Seng index in Hong Kong decreased by 0.9 percent and the Shanghai composite index in China decreased by 0.1 percent.