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Litecoin [LTC] halving would be more bullish for Bitcoin [BTC] than LTC, says Tone Vays

Biraajmaan Tamuly



Litecoin [LTC] halving would be more bullish for Bitcoin rather than Litecoin, stated Tone Vays
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Litecoin [LTC], the silver counterpart of Bitcoin [BTC] is considered as one of the most dominant altcoins. The coin is scheduled for a block reward halving on August 6, 2019.

After a particular halving, the virtual asset is supposed to witness a bullish trend. However, Tone Vays believes that Litecoin [LTC] halving will be bearish for the altcoin’s future.

At a recent meet up held in Philadelphia, Tony Vays was asked to express his views on the LTC halving. Vays stated that it would be entirely bearish for Litecoin and would be particularly bullish for Bitcoin [BTC].

He explained his statement and said that Bitcoin [BTC] halving usually reminded miners of scarcity. The scarcity factor usually drives up the value factor of a virtual asset, which makes it more profitable for the miners to mine.

Tony Vays stated,

“In the case of Litecoin [LTC], the scarcity is not a major factor because Litecoin is unsecured inflation on top of Bitcoin.”

Additionally, Tone Vays stated that Litecoin [LTC] had more competitors in the market compared to the dominant Bitcoin [BTC]. He mentioned that Litecoin halving should remind the industry that there was no value to mine Litecoin [LTC] in the current market. On the contrary, he believes that Bitcoin [BTC] halving will create opportunities for miners to find more valuable Bitcoins.

Tony Vays said,

“Litecoin is easily replaceable, so investing a lot of money in Litecoin mining infrastructure only to watch Litecoin disappear in the halving is a problem. Hence, halving is a major problem for Altcoins but, not necessarily for Bitcoin.”

He added that the bullish trend after the Litecoin [LTC] halving would not drive Bitcoin’s [BTC] price valuation through any major highs, but would still play a crucial role.

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Biraajmaan is an engineering graduate who is exploring the ever-changing crypto verse while traversing his passion for cryptocurrency news writing. He is a Chelsea fan and a part-time poet and does not hold any value in cryptocurrencies yet.


Binance Chain’s first project Mithril to launch with MITH/USDT trading pair

Namrata Shukla



Binance Chain's adds Mithril as its first project followed by MITH/USDT trading pair
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Binance launched its blockchain protocol on April 18 and it already has its first project launch on its network. Mithril, a decentralized social media platform will migrate to Binance Chain. The company’s MITH token, that ranks 121st on CoinMarketCap will transfer from ERC20 to Binance’s BEP2 standard.

Binance Chain has been a highly anticipated project in the crypto world since its announcement and with its launch, the community provided ample support to the move. According to reports, Binance is luring companies into migrating to their new native chain and leave Ethereum.

According to Mithril’s blog post, the migration commenced after the mainnet launch of the Binance Chain and informed the MITH holders that the deposit and withdrawals on will be halted for the initial 12-hour migration period, however, trading will continue. The post added:

“Once the initial migration of ERC20-based MITH to BEP2 MITH is complete, Binance users will be able to withdraw MITH to BEP2 wallets, such as the Ledger Nano S, and begin trading on Binance DEX. ERC20 versions of MITH held in private ETH wallets or on other exchanges will not be impacted.”

As Mithril announced about its migration to Binance chain, the price of MITH, Mithril’s native coin saw a surge. The coin also saw a 70% hike,  followed by a market correction. At press time, MITH was valued at $0.0782 with a market cap of $40 million. The 24-hour trading volume of the coin was $108 million as it pumped by 67.10% over the past day. In the past seven days, the coin noted a surge of a massive 81.47%, which started to dip by 0.84% over the past hour.

Following the addition of the project, Binance announced the listing of MITH/USDT trading pair, which will start trading on April 19, 10 AM UTC.

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