|Day's Range||8,268.82 - 8,353.93|
|52 Week Range||3,271.7600 - 12,117.3047|
Chinese payments platform Alipay will ban all transactions related to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. The news was confirmed on Alipay's official Twitter page on Thursday, with a statement reading: "If any transactions are identified as being related to bitcoin or other virtual currencies, Alipay immediately stops the relevant payment services." The update came just hours after Binance CEO Chanpeng 'CZ' Zhao announced that its P2P platform will support WeChat and Alipay as fiat-on-ramps for Chinese customers. In direct response to CZ, Alipay wrote "NO, you cannot" in reference to its suggested use as a potential fiat gateway. If any transactions are identified as being related to bitcoin or other virtual currencies, @Alipay immediately stops the relevant payment services. -- AlipayThe post Alipay to ban all Bitcoin transactions appeared first on Coin Rivet.
Ripple’s XRP makes an early move, as a late recovery continues into this morning. Avoiding a pullback in the late morning would support further gains.
It’s a relatively bullish start to the week for the majors. Following last week’s gains, Bitcoin would need to move through and hold onto $8,400 levels…
Three of the most important financial regulatory bodies in the US -- the SEC, FinCEN and the CFTC -- issued a rare 3-party joint statement on Friday regarding digital assets.The post SEC, FinCEN and CFTC issue rare 3-party joint statement on digital assets appeared first on The Block.
PayPal, eBay, Stripe, MasterCard and Visa have dropped from the Libra Association, in a blow to Facebook’s cryptocurrency plans.
Cryptocurrency wallet provider BRD (formerly Bread) has received a $750,000 investment from blockchain payments firm Ripple to boost the adoption of its XRP cryptocurrency.The post Ripple invests $750K in crypto wallet BRD to increase XRP usage appeared first on The Block.
The latest SFOX cryptocurrency volatility report has nudged the market sentiment dial back a notch. While August was ‘mildly bullish’, September was a let-down in many ways mainly due to the lack of involvement from institutional investors. The outlook for the rest of October is marked by uncertainty and instability. The prognostic is neither bullish nor bearish but set to ‘neutral’. So, let’s take a closer look at some of the events driving the crypto markets over the last few weeks. Bakkt’s lacklustre launch to institutional investors At the end of August and ahead of the upcoming launch of Bakkt, market sentiment was mildly bullish. There was a sense that the game-changing brainchild of the parent company of the NewThe post The many events driving uncertainty in the cryptocurrency markets appeared first on Coin Rivet.
Today the price of Bitcoin is US$8,413.86; Ethereum is US$188.03; XRP is US$0.272515; Tether is US$1.01 and Bitcoin Cash is US$228.15. 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. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Washington has formally charged Ho Jun Jia, a Singapore citizen, for allegedly stealing computing power and services to mine cryptocurrencies.The post DOJ charges cryptocurrency miner for stealing $5M worth of computing power appeared first on The Block.
As a journalist, skepticism can be your best friend. But in some cases, it can also be your worst enemy, shielding you from what might actually be interesting because you are too busy looking for "the catch." At The Block, we strive to be especially vigilant because of the history of hyperbole in this space. The post S&P 500 options on the blockchain? Not as silly as you think appeared first on The Block.
Ethereum price is trading in the red marginally, down 0.60% the session on Thursday. ETH/USD is moving within consolidation mode following the strong range brekaout on Wednesday. The next major area of ...
CFTC chairman Heath Tarbert believes ether (ETH) is a commodity and falls under the jurisdiction of the CFTC—and he expects to see ether futures contracts.
Despite being battered and bruised over the past month, Bitcoin has recovered from last week's $7,800 low with a 3.81% 24-hour rally to test $8,600. The rise in price coincides with mounting political tension between China and the United States, with global stock markets also taking a hit. Bitcoin, in the same way as gold, has often been touted as a hedge to the existing financial system in that it doesn't rely on policy changes, interest rates or inflation. Its nature as a decentralised asset has seen retail investors flock to Bitcoin in recent years, although this, coupled with a lack of liquidity, has increased levels of volatility. From a technical perspective, Bitcoin experienced a swift rejection from the 200The post Bitcoin shows signs of life with move towards $8,600 appeared first on Coin Rivet.
In rebuffing the Bitwise Bitcoin ETF Trust, the SEC, as it previously has with competing bitcoin ETF bids, wasn't rejecting the fund as it was rejecting a proposed securities rule change that would make bitcoin funds possible. “This order disapproves the proposed rule change, as modified by Amendment No. 1.
In a conversation with Yahoo Finance, Adena Friedman, Nasdaq CEO, discusses how to appeal to younger investors, the state of the U.S. and global economies, cryptocurrencies and blockchain tech, the U.S. IPO market and companies remaining private for longer periods.
Edelman CEO says millennial interest in blockchain and crypto -- millennials 'will lead the transformation' in financial services; Dan Houston, Principal Financial CEO says millennials much more skeptical that Social Security will be there, 401K deferrals are up since the crisis.
In a conversation, with Yahoo Finance, Adena Friedman, Nasdaq CEO, discusses cryptocurrencies and blockchain.
In a conversation with Yahoo Finance, CFTC Chairman Heath Tarbert discusses bitcoin, cryptocurrencies and regulation. He announces that the agency considers ether a commodity that falls under its jurisdiction.
In a conversation with Yahoo Finance, Heath Tarbert, chair of the CFTC, discusses changes to Volcker Rule.
In a conversation with Yahoo Finance, Heath Tarbert, chair of the CFTC, discusses whether regulation could be stifling. The agency needs to take our time and get regulation right, he noted.
In a conversation with Yahoo Finance, Heath Tarbert, chair of the CFTC, discusses the agency's role in regulating cryptocurrencies, including Libra. If it's not a security, it's a commodity, he says.