Cryptocurrencies are unregulated in the UK. Cryptocurrency profits may be subject to Capital Gains Tax. The value of investments is variable and can go down as well as up.
CurveDAO is an Ethereum-based automated market maker (AMM) that facilitates the exchange of stablecoins and other so-called “wrapped” DeFi tokens. (These are tokens that people receive in return for contributing their coins to other liquidity pools).
In essence, Curve offers interest-bearing products to token holders, who contribute their stablecoins and wrapped tokens to liquidity pools so that other users can exchange their coins.
Curve’s major innovation was allowing the direct exchange of one token for another, rather than having to go through an Ethereum-pairing, as was the case with Uniswap at the time. (This has been changed in Uniswap’s latest releases). However, Curve’s advantage remains the depth of its liquidity pools, allowing users to conduct large stablecoin transactions without slippage.
CRV is the governance token of the Curve DAO (decentralised autonomous organisation), allowing users to vote on changes to fee structures and the Curve protocol itself.
CoinJar’s digital currency exchange services are operated by CoinJar UK Limited (company number 8905988), registered by the Financial Conduct Authority as a Cryptoasset Exchange Provider and Custodian Wallet Provider in the United Kingdom under the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017, as amended (Firm Reference No. 928767).
Like all investments, cryptoassets carry risk. Due to the potential volatility of the cryptoasset markets, the value of your investments may fall significantly and lead to total loss. Cryptoassets are complex and are unregulated in the UK, and you are unable to access the Financial Service Compensation Scheme or the Financial Ombudsman Service. We use third party banking, safekeeping and payment providers, and the failure of any of these providers could also lead to a loss of your assets. We recommend you obtain financial advice before making a decision to use your credit card to purchase cryptoassets or to invest in cryptoassets. Capital Gains Tax may be payable on profits.
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