NFT Prices Are Still Lagging Behind Ether’s Gains

Ether is up 70% year-to-date, but NFT indexes are still down 16% in dollar terms and 50% when denominated in ether.Source

ARK Invest Sells Another $5M of Coinbase Shares; Buys Robinhood, SoFi

The sale of 38,668 COIN shares from the Ark Fintech Innovation ETF follows a similar offload on Monday.Source

Digital Asset Investment Platform Fasset Wins Operational License in Dubai

Fasset, a digital asset investment platform, has won the licence to operate in Dubai as a Virtual Asset Service Provider (VASP), allowing it to serve institutional investors, qualified investors and retail investors.Source

The Algorand Foundation Expands Its Footprint in India

Blockchain protocol Algorand (ALGO) has expanded its footprint in India by securing new partnerships with NASSCOM, India’s trade body and chamber of commerce for the tech industry, T-Hub, a prominent innovation hub, and the Mann Deshi Foundation which supports India’s first rural bank for women.Source

Celo Developer Proposes Mid-January Timeline for Evaluating Closely Watched Layer-2 Move

With hot competition between layer-2 technology providers like Optimism, Polygon and Matter Labs, Celo’s choice is being closely watched by the blockchain industry.Source

FTX Gets Court Approval to Sell $873M Worth of Grayscale, Bitwise Trust Assets

FTX held shares of five Grayscale Trusts totaling $691 million and one Bitwise trust, amounting to $53 million as of Oct. 25, according to an earlier court filing.Source

Grayscale Gears Up for Spot Bitcoin ETF, Updating Trust Agreement for Sake of ‘Operational Efficiencies’

The changes involve the fee structure, and how assets can be custodies for smoother share creation and redemptionsSource

Digital Asset Platform Coinchange Raises $10M to Scale API Yield Service

The funding round was led by G1.VC, Spirit Blockchain, Good News Ventures, K2.CA and Atoia Ventures, with Mintfox also participating.Source

UK to Hit Crypto Users With Penalties for Unpaid Taxes

The Treasury encouraged users to voluntarily disclose unpaid income or capital gains tax from crypto, NFT and utility token holdings.Source

Philippines Security Regulator Warns Binance Is Operating Without a License

The regulator is also seeking to have the platform blocked in the country.Source