Litecoin to Implement Reward Halving Successfully

Block reward was reduced from 25 LTC to 12.5 LTC on block 1,680,000
06 August 2019   602

Today, on August 5, the reward for the Litecoin block for miners was halved.

Halving happened on block 1,680,000, changing the block reward from 25 LTC to 12.5 LTC. The next halving will take place in four years - tentatively on August 2, 2023, as a result of which the block reward will decrease to 6.25 LTC, making digital silver even more scarce.

Litecoin Block Reward Halving Countdown
Litecoin Block Reward Halving Countdown

According to litecoinblockhalf, 75% of the total Litecoin supply has been mined so far. The current inflation rate of the coin is 4.26%, and after four years it should drop to 1.80%.

Many investors were sure that the market had long “digested” the positive expectations in connection with a decrease in cryptocurrency emissions and expected either a sideways price movement or even a decrease in the LTC rate.

Media to Report on Canaan's IPO Date

According to a survey of institutional investors, the company's valuation is in the range of $ 2-3B
12 November 2019   75

Canaan Creative, a Chinese manufacturer of bitcoin mining equipment, will conduct an initial public offering on the leading NASDAQ stock exchange on November 20. This is reported by The Block, citing its own sources.

Bitmain rival filed an IPO on October 28 and expects to raise $ 400 million. Underwriters are Citi Group, Credit Suisse, Galaxy Digital and four other companies.

At the same time, it remains unknown at what price the company intends to place its shares.

Rumors that Canaan is considering an IPO in the United States appeared at the beginning of the year. This is the third attempt by the company to conduct an initial public offering - earlier Canaan unsuccessfully tried to conduct an IPO in Hong Kong and mainland China.

According to the submitted documents, last year the net profit of the manufacturer of miners Avalon amounted to $ 8.3 million with revenue of $ 394 million. However, in the second half of 2018, Canaan lost $ 16.7 million amid falling bitcoin prices.

According to a survey of institutional investors, the company's valuation is in the range of $ 2-3 billion.