|Day's range||10,278.31 - 10,796.17|
|52-week range||3,169.53 - 13,826.76|
|Volume (24 hrs)||344.60M|
|Volume (24 hrs) all currencies||3.39B|
BitMEX, the Seychelles-based cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform, is closing off its platform to three jurisdictions, the firm announced Monday. According to BitMEX, to ensure the safety of its users' funds and the stability of its platform the firm has decided to restrict users based in Seychelles, Hong Kong, and Bermuda from accessing its services.The post BitMEX extends access restrictions to 3 new jurisdictions appeared first on The Block.
Fidelity Charitable, the financial services giant’s charity unit, is now accepting XRP, the world’s third-largest cryptocurrency, for donations. Until now, the unit accepted only four cryptocurrencies - bitcoin (BTC), bitcoin cash (BCH), ether (ETH) and litecoin (LTC), having launched the form of donation back in 2015, according to an announcement shared with The Block late […]The post Fidelity’s charity unit includes XRP to its list of accepted cryptos for donation; hits $100 million-mark appeared first on The Block.
At the time of writing, Bitcoin (BTC) is trading just above $10,700 after a swift $300 pump this morning. Overall, price has dropped about 6% since last Monday. Bitcoin had been moving steadily upwards in early August, with price pumping from $9,500 and powering through the $10,000 and $11,000 levels with relative ease. However, after this initial pump, Bitcoin eventually dropped back to $9,750 last week. Right now, it seems we're in the middle of an upwards consolidation period, as BTC has been experiencing higher lows since the mid-August drop. Will price recover back to $13,000 and above? As you can see from the chart above, BTC is now back above its 20-day EMA after price bounced off the 100-dayThe post Latest Bitcoin price and analysis (BTC to USD) appeared first on Coin Rivet.
Japan's equivalent to Amazon, e-commerce giant Rakuten, has publicly launched its cryptocurrency exchange, Rakuten Wallet. Announcing the news on Monday, the company said that users can start spot trading in three cryptocurrencies - bitcoin (BTC), ether (ETH) and bitcoin cash (BCH) - via a mobile app.The post E-commerce giant Rakuten publicly launches crypto exchange; currently supports BTC, ETH and BCH appeared first on The Block.
The majors are struggling early as a late Sunday pullback continued into the early hours. Bitcoin could deliver much-needed support.
The Shenzhen Special Economic Zone will now support the inclusion of digital currency research, according to China's state media Xinhua.The post Digital currency research added to scope of China's Shenzhen Special Economic Zone appeared first on The Block.
A mixed morning tests investor resolve as Bitcoin looks to avoid another heavy loss to limit the downside for the week. The bulls need $10,250.
Brace yourselves, good people…The "real" Satoshi Nakamoto could be about to reveal himself as the true inventor of Bitcoin. A company called Satoshi Nakamoto Renaissance Holdings is claiming that this will happen in three instalments, starting today. It will include his real name, why he hasn't moved any of his 980,000 Bitcoin, country of origin, and his plans for "a Bitcoin renaissance". A press release states that Nakamoto will also "illustrate the role that cyphers and encryption related to his devotion to Chaldean numerology played in many decisions in his creation of Bitcoin". "Nakamoto also will disclose why he chose the date 18th August not only to register bitcoin.org in 2008, but also to release Part I of “My Reveal” onThe post Is the real Satoshi Nakamoto about to stand up? appeared first on Coin Rivet.
It’s another bearish start to the day for the majors. Heavy losses in the current week could test investor sentiment if key levels are not hit later this morning.
Silvergate Capital Corporation, the holding company of startup-friendly Silvergate Bank, recently posted an updated S1 on August 15 in preparation for its upcoming IPO.The post Silvergate Bank plans to offer loans to crypto companies appeared first on The Block.
China’s claim that its cryptocurrency rival to Bitcoin is almost ready for launch has been branded as nonsense by some of the region’s crypto observers. Earlier this week, the deputy director of the People’s Bank of China (PBC) – Mu Changchun – hinted at an event in Beijing that the cryptocurrency was “very close to being out” and that the bank itself would be the issuer of the digital asset. In a Coin Rivet article for the Daily Express, it was reported that the Chinese government has been working on the project on-and-off for nearly five years, despite publicly eschewing Bitcoin and other global cryptocurrencies. The crypto narrative from the political corridors of Beijing has been ramped up in recentThe post Doubts hang over China’s Bitcoin rival boast appeared first on Coin Rivet.
Today the price of Bitcoin is US$$9,918.19; Ethereum is US$182.00; XRP is US$0.260172; Bitcoin Cash is US$303.94 and Litecoin is US$73.65. These are the Top 5 cryptocurrencies by market capitalisation. About the Top 5 cryptocurrencies The top 5 cryptocurrencies are the biggest and most significant cryptocurrencies and constitute the top half of The Top 10 Cryptocurrencies by market capitalisation. Bitcoin In August 2008, the domain name bitcoin.org was registered. On 31st October 2008, a paper was published called “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System”. This was authored by Satoshi Nakamoto, the inventor of Bitcoin. To date, no one knows who this person, or people, are. The paper outlined a method of using a P2P network for electronic transactions without “relyingThe post The Top 5 cryptocurrencies latest price appeared first on Coin Rivet.
The U.S. entity of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange Binance, is expected to go live before November, but won’t serve New York residents initially.The post Binance US could go live before November, but won’t serve NY residents initially appeared first on The Block.
Coinbase has acquired Xapo's institutional custody business for $55 million, completing a deal that The Block first reported was ongoing in May.The post Coinbase has sealed the acquisition of Xapo's institutional custody service for $55 million appeared first on The Block.
Coinmine, a consumer-facing cryptocurrency mining startup, has raised a fresh new round of funding, according to a statement released on Thursday.The post Coinmine raises $2.5M in seed funding for its plug-and-play mining device appeared first on The Block.
Fiat-to-crypto exchange Binance Jersey has collaborated with Galaxy Capital-backed institutional trading and portfolio management platform Caspian, aiming to increase trading volumes in Europe.The post Binance Jersey ties up with Galaxy-backed crypto platform, aiming to increase trading volumes in Europe appeared first on The Block.
The current sentiment of the cryptocurrency market is showing “extreme fear,” according to Crypto Fear & Greed Index by data platform Alternative.me.The post Bitcoin investors suddenly exhibit ‘extreme fear,’ similar to Dec. 2018 situation appeared first on The Block.
Mark Cuban's Dallas Mavericks will support bitcoins as a method of payment, the NBA team announced via a press release on Tuesday.The post Dallas Mavericks to accept bitcoin as payment appeared first on The Block.
Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced via a press release on Wednesday that his Securities Division is now participating in "Operation Cryptosweep." Operation Cryptosweep is a task force started by the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) in 2018, to "begin a coordinated series of investigations into ICOs and cryptocurrency-related investment products." According to the […]The post Maryland Attorney General announces participation in 'Operation Cryptosweep' appeared first on The Block.
Cryptocurrency payment processing service provider Flexa is coming to Canada, the company announced in a blog post on Tuesday. This is Flexa's first offering outside the U.S.The post Flexa brings cryptocurrency payments to over 7,500 Canadian merchants appeared first on The Block.
The main bus service from the Brazilian city of Fortaleza, Ceará will begin accepting Bitcoin payments by the end of 2019, according to a recent report by Brazilian newspaper O Povo. Fortaleza bus will soon accept Bitcoin The Ceará Co-operative of Autonomous Passenger Transporters (COOTRAPS) announced that the new payment system for the Fortaleza bus service will be implemented towards the end of the year, and will accept major credit cards and mobile payments as well as BTC. This new measure aims to make payments easier for bus passengers to avoid delays and make the service better for everyone involved. With a new and updated payment system, passengers will be able to pay quickly in their preferred method. A major stepThe post Brazil's new public transportation service will soon accept Bitcoin appeared first on Coin Rivet.