Binance Coin Jumps 5% Despite Alleged KYC Leak


Binance Coin (BNB) appears to have bucked a modest crypto market correction on Wednesday, rising against the grain despite news of a massive customer-data leak at the Malta-based exchange.The BNB price appears to have weathered a broad downturn in the crypto markets early Wednesday afternoon. The cryptocurrency was up more than 5% at $29.24, according to CoinMarketCap. BNB was the only coin in the top ten to report gains in the last 24 hours.Binance Coin also advanced against bitcoin, with the BNB/BTC exchange rate climbing 6.2% to 0.00250813.In dollar terms, BNB is trading at its highest level in over two weeks. As the following chart illustrates, BNB has been mostly range-bound over the past month and is trading well off its record high of $39.57.At current values, BNB has a total market capitalization of $4.5 billion, putting it in sixth spot on the active leader board. Reported trade volumes were…

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