In the last three months, the valuation of the crypto market has declined from over $219 billion to $113 billion as the Bitcoin price nearly halved. Following an intense sell-off in November 2018, executives at major crypto businesses and blockchain projects expected the bear market to extend across 2019.
Bitcoin remains the most popular cryptocurrency in the world today with a network that spans across the globe. But just what the distribution of Bitcoin nodes tell us about the rate of adoption of the top-ranked cryptocurrency on a global scale?
Plattsburgh’s Common Council will consider lifting the city’s ban on bitcoin. Mayor Colin Read put a ban on bitcoin mining in the city in March of last year. Bitcoin mining is a complicated system, but in short, it’s the computer process of producing virtual currency.
Ripple (XRP) has surged tremendously in the past 24 hours but the price has erased most of its gains for the week after running into a strong trend line resistance.
On Thursday (January 31st), Cboe resubmitted the VanEck-SolidX Bitcoin ETF rule change proposal (which had been temporarily withdrawn on January 23rd). In this article, we take a closer look and examine what this means. The U.S.
Japanese finance giant SBI Holdings has released its nine-month financial report today, Jan. 31. In the report for the period ending on Dec. 31, 2018, SBI notes Ripple’s potential for cross-border payments. SBI outlines the implementation of technologies by Ripple ( XRP) and blockchain consortium R3 as a major part of its strategy to enable a global standard for financial operations such as international payments and trade finance.
Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) talks are back in action as the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) recently re-submitted its bitcoin ETF proposal. According to a Tweet today from Gabor Gurbacs, VanEck’s digital asset director CBOE once again handed in the rule-change for the VanEck-SolidX bitcoin ETF.
The Colombian-based Panda Group has announced the launch of a cryptocurrency point of sale (PoS) terminal called Xeler that also acts as a portable With the Xeler device customers to not only buy baked goods with cryptos but it can also dispense BCH, BTC, and DAI in exchange for Colombian pesos.
CBOE VanEck SolidX Bitcoin ETF Proposal is Back On with the SEC as First Exchange-Traded Fund Looks for Approval
The race to release the world’s first bitcoin ETF is once again underway. Earlier today, it was reported that Cboe resubmitted its bitcoin ETF proposal to the SEC in partnership with VanEck and SolidX. The news was announced on Thursday by VanEck digital asset strategy lead Gabor Gurbacs.
Customers foolish enough to leave funds at the Canadian crypto exchange QuadrigaCX have a lot to be worried about. According to a post by the company’s board of directors, the platform has lost access to the digital assets it held in cold storage.
US stock exchange operator CBOE has resubmitted its application to list a bitcoin ETF on one of its trading platforms, just days after the firm withdrew its previous bid. That bitcoin ETF, the VanEck SolidX Bitcoin Trust, would allow wealthy traders and institutions to invest in bitcoin through a convenient – and familiar – investment vehicle.
A United States appellate court in the state of Florida has reinstated charges against a man who sold Bitcoin ( BTC) to an undercover police officer, local media Miami Herald reports on Jan. 30. According to the report, the Third District Court of Appeal ruled that a judge who dismissed charges against the defendant, Michell Espinoza, was wrong.
Bitcoin [BTC] is not anonymous, it is loosely pseudo-anonymous, says Mastering Bitcoin author – AMBCrypto
Bitcoin [BTC], the largest cryptocurrency by market cap, has been under the radar of all the regulatory bodies and governments for the longest time now. The coin first hit the headlines when news about Silk Road, a darknet marketplace that accepted only Bitcoin as a mode of payment, b…
NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Entertainment studio SingularDTV rebrands as Breaker and launches its entertainment DApp, a decentralized application…
Noku TokenRaise is partnering with Yoti to give more people access to its blockchain technology. In a press release, the two companies announced that Noku TokenRaise customers will now be able to share verified information through Yoti’s secure digital identification app, which leverages facial recognition and document reading for authentication, making it even easier for people to navigate Noku’s user-friendly blockchain platform.
Market Analysis: Bitcoin (BTC) Stuck in a Narrow Trading Range, Major Cryptocurrencies in the Red, Most of Yesterday’s Gains Erased – Crypto.IQ | Bitcoin and Investment News from Inside Experts You Can Trust
The price of Bitcoin (BTC) declined in the early morning hours from $3,450 to $3,400, and since then has been stuck in a very narrow trading between $3,400 and $3,425. This is much less volatility than usual for the Bitcoin (BTC) market. In fact Bitcoin (BTC) has generally been sitting near the $3,400 level since…
Today, Thursday 31, Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) is launched; a token based on ETC-20 with 1: 1 Bitcoin support. What is this? According to the official press release, “WBTC brings greater liquidity to the Ethereum ecosystem, including decentralized exchanges (DEX) and financial applications. Today, most of the volume of transactions takes place in exchanges centralized with Bitcoin.
It’s Just The Risk-Free Rate, Bruh In today’s edition of Cryptocurrency Nerds Learn about Capital Markets, we take on “staking as a service” businesses. At the face of it, the business model is quite straight-forward: I have coins that I can stake (helping secure a Proof of Stake-based network) and can earn a certain yield …
Nvidia’s crypto problem may be bigger than it admits, according to an analyst who crunched the numbers
Nvidia generated $1.95 billion in total revenue related to crypto/blockchain rather than its reported $602 million, according to RBC analyst Mitch Steves. By his calculation, total crypto revenue from April 2017 to July 2018 should be around $2.75 billion. Nvidia accounted for around 75% and AMD captured around the rest.
In 2011 Elizabeth White bought her first Bitcoin as an experiment, she wanted to see where it would go. Fast forward 5-years and cryptocurrency had landed, it was now a bull market with self-made millionaires raring to spend their coins – without the hefty transaction fees.
Here they go again. The Cboe BZX exchange has submitted a new proposal to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) requesting a rule change that would allow for the first bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF).
Japanese financial giant SBI Holdings says Ripple and R3 are utilizing XRP in different ways to reshape how value is transferred around the world. A new financial report from SBI outlines Ripple’s focus on tackling international remittance bottlenecks for banks and financial institutions. Meanwhile, according to the report, R3’s new Corda Settler aims to expand …
Tron (TRX) and Ripple (XRP) Rollover: Total Market Cap Implications – Crypto.IQ | Bitcoin and Investment News from Inside Experts You Can Trust
The rally in Tron (TRX) appears to have ended, TRXBTC has now come back inside a key resistance zone after spending a week or so above it. The level in TRXBTC is 757 Satoshis (Figure 1). Figure 1 Big pumps followed by big dumps is a frequent occurrence in crypto, particularly in alts.
Cboe Global Markets sent a shockwave through the cryptocurrency world when it pulled the most-watched application for a cryptocurrency exchange-traded fund earlier this month. The so-called SolidX Bitcoin Shares ETF, which is a collaborative effort by asset manager VanEck and SolidX, was filed to list on Cboe, a Chicago exchange operator, in 2018.
The New York State Department of Financial Services ( NYDFS) has granted a virtual currency license, or BitLicense, to Cottonwood Vending LLC, according to an official tweet on Jan. 31. Cottonwood Vending is a Bitcoin ( BTC) ATM operator with terminals in New York City and the surrounding area.
In an exclusive interview with local news outlet EJ Insight, Yat Siu, one of the most famous technology entrepreneurs in Hong Kong highlighted his support for blockchain. He noted that blockchain technology, which underpins cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin would be the next big thing in the tech industry.
Make no mistake: Blockchain technology stands as a promising disruptor for dozens of current industries, and an enabler of change that will bring forth new opportunities and revenue streams for financial institutions, realtors, retailers and more. Unlike anything that’s come before it, blockchain enables trusted digital relationships without a centralized administration.
The Seoul Metropolitan Government has launched the Seoul Blockchain Governance Team to explore the benefits of blockchain in administrative services, Yonhap News reports Jan. 31. According to the report, the members of the team are researching the potential of blockchain applications in various government services, including online voting system.
The CEO of the blockchain advisory unit of Swiss state-owned telecommunications company Swisscom has unexpectedly left the firm, according to a press release on Swisscom’s website, Jan. 30. As major local news outlet Swissinfo reported the same day, news of Daniel Haudenschild’s reportedly sudden departure from Swisscom Blockchain came just a day before the executive accepted the position of president of the Crypto Valley Association.
Stellar (XLM) had a good 24 hours as the cryptocurrency jumped $0.00392000000000001 or 4.73% trading at $0.08676. According to Crypto Analysts, Stellar (XLM) eyes $0.095436 target on the road to $0.164930166918789. XLM last traded at Kraken exchange. It had high of $0.08768 and low of $0.08179 for January 30-31.
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The Chicago Board Options Exchange’s (CBOE), along with investment firm VanEck and financial services company SolidX, has re-applied with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a rule change to list a Bitcoin ( BTC) exchange-traded fund ( ETF). VanEck digital asset strategy director Gabor Gurbacs announced the public filing on Jan.
At last count the Securities and Exchange Commission has rejected applications for 11 bitcoin exchange-traded funds. And earlier this month Bitwise Asset Management threw its hat in the ring when it filed an initial registration statement with the SEC for a physically held bitcoin ETF.
The cryptocurrency market may be down but it’s not out. The total market cap of cryptocurrencies has fallen sharply over the last year, but the number of users continues to grow. This is evidenced by increasing competition among the world’s top exchanges and a recent change in Coinbase referral program.
IEEE Industry Standards and Technology Organization Announces Formation of Blockchain in Healthcare Global
PISCATAWAT, N.J., Jan. 31, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The IEEE Industry Standards and Technology Organization (ISTO), an international federation of leading industry groups and consortia dedicated to the advancement of standardized technologies for the benefit of industry, today announces its newest member program, Blockchain in Healthcare Global (BiHG) .
New Mac OS malware capable of performing a variety of actions related to cryptocurrency mining and theft was detailed in a blog post by Palo Alto Networks’ Unit 42 security research team on Thursday. The malware is designed to steal Chrome or Safari cookies of cryptocurrency exchanges and wallet services, as well as saved passwords and credit cards in Chrome.
Poste Italiane, the Italian postal service provider, is joining the 21st century. It has joined the Hyperledger blockchain community, reports Cointelegraph’s Italian outlet. In a press release, the postal service announced that it was joining Hyperledger as a part of its Deliver 2022 Business plan. That plan specifically calls for the adoption of new technology.
A Florida appeals court has overturned a ruling that acquitted a Localbitcoins trader of money laundering and working as an unlicensed money transmitter. A Florida appeals court has overturned a ruling that acquitted a Localbitcoins trader of money laundering and working as an unlicensed money transmitter.
Bitcoin price drop, yet to clear above Jan 30 highs Regulation D means Bitcoin transactions are 3,233 percent cheaper than bank withdrawals Transaction volumes low to warrant longs Even with waving prices, we are optimistic of a recovery. From the chart, it appears that bulls have a chance thanks mostly to favorable candlestick arrangement.
Iran is creating a state-backed cryptocurrency. The options for the digital token are currently open. Reportedly, it’s initially only for crypto companies to do business with the Central Bank of Iran. Later, it will be used as a means to facilitate payments between Iran and other countries for goods and services.
Reports by a cyber security firm claim to have identified a piece of malware designed to beat the two-factor authentication commonly used to help protect various online accounts. The software steals credentials, including browser cookies, to allow access to cryptocurrency exchange accounts.
Stellar (CURRENCY:XLM) traded down 4.2% against the U.S. dollar during the 1 day period ending at 14:00 PM Eastern on January 31st. Stellar has a market capitalization of $1.58 billion and approximately $147.91 million worth of Stellar was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours.
The current bear market, or Crypto Winter as it is often referred to, has forced many solid projects to lay off employees and take a good hard look at their operational expenses and cash flow in order to make necessary changes to survive.
We are in the Crypto Fall: not quite winter, not quite summer. Prices keep on going down, but they have not reached anywhere near the bottom. Yet, innovation in the crypto ecosystem has in many respects never been higher, proceeding in an almost inverse fashion to cryptocurrency prices.
It has been announced that the upcoming Ethereum (ETH) hardware hackathon ETHDenver will feature a blockchain bounty. This bounty is as a result of a collaboration between Ethereum and UNICEF which aims to encourage developers to create blockchain-based tools for Social good.
The South Korean regulatory authority has decided to continue with the initial coin offering (ICO) ban within its jurisdiction, according to an official announcement made by the Financial Services Commission (FSC). The decision taken by the country’s financial regulator is based on the results of a recent survey conducted by the Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) on several token offerings administered from outside the country.
The debate over the continual ban against initial coin offerings (ICOs) in South Korea has finally been settled, but the news isn’t good. The top financial regulator in the country has decided that the ban will remain in place, though the cause is due to rule violations of local projects.
The Bitfury group is set to expand its operations into Paraguay. The company will partner up with the Commons Foundation, which is set in Seoul, South Korea. Both the companies are set to open and operate a Bitcoin center that will process transactions in Paraguay.
Every time the overall market momentum swings in either direction, enthusiasts on Twitter will change their opinion accordingly. Where the XRP price is concerned, it is evident there are a lot of various opinions on this asset and its role in the grand scheme of things.
📰 News Yuri Molchan 📰 News Large Indian exchange BitBNS pairs Tron with Tether, adding another milestone to Tron’s recent list of achievements Tron has been rising since around November, while the majority of other crypto coins were in the deep red. It was added by numerous exchanges and was preparing to launch the BitTorrent token (BTT).
Partnership Between Binance And Simplex Will Make It Possible To Use Credit Cards For Crypto Purchases Binance has held down its position as the largest cryptocurrency exchange, based on its adjusted trading volume. In this role, they have made it possible to influence major changes in the industry, which they may be pushing forward with a new relationship with Simplex.
Ripple’s (XRP) recent rise late Wednesday of more than 10 percent influenced other cryptocurrencies too which joined in some few minutes later. Generally perceived as the king of cryptocurrency, Bitcoin (BTC) has always had a strong correlating effect on other digital currencies.
Great News: US stock exchange operator CBOE Re-Files Bitcoin ETF Application! – Finance and Funding – Altcoin Buzz
Breaking news! In a tweet, the CBOE announced that it has resubmitted its application to list a bitcoin ETF on one of its trading platforms! A few days after the CBOE withdrew its previous bid, the US stock exchange operator announced that they have resubmitted the application to list a bitcoin ETF on one of its trading platforms. Gabor Gurbacs, Head of Digital Assets at VanEck, tweeted: The VanEck SolidX Bitcoin ETF proposed rule-change has been submitted by CBOE.
Bitcoin, XRP, Ethereum and Litecoin Get Mainstream Boost As Germany’s 2nd Largest Stock Exchange Launches Crypto Trading Platform
Germany’s second largest exchange and the ninth largest in Europe just launched its new crypto trading platform. Stuttgart Stock Exchange (Börse Stuttgart) launched the crypto trading app Bison today in collaboration with Berlin-based fintech company solarisBank. At launch, Bison supports Bitcoin, XRP, Ethereum and Litecoin. Licht an, Vorhang auf: BISON IST DA!
KuCoin Announces The Delisting Of 7 Altcoins Earlier this week, the KuCoin digital currency trading platform declared the delisting of 7 altcoins from its asset portfolio. The announcement was made through a post on Twitter. The exchange explained that the tokens were delisted based on their ‘special treatment’ regulations.
Australia’s top financial intelligence agency has now officially registered 246 cryptocurrency exchanges – a move some claim is a step towards respectability for an industry with a reputation problem. Changes to anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism laws last year required digital currency exchanges, which let people trade online assets like bitcoin, to register with the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC).
It is as easy now as for enterprises to acquire a customer from across the street as it is for them to acquire one from across the Pacific ocean. Employees no longer have to be tied to their desks but instead can access and complete their work from anywhere around the world.
While there’s still some confusion and questions about what blockchain means to manufacturing, the industry is starting to see some action in this area, specifically around supply chain tracking. First, a reminder of what blockchain isn’t-and is-to the manufacturing community. It isn’t referring to cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin, per se.
BlockchainDefender has developed a detailed report that can assist those in the crypto industry. The report explores trust for the cryptocurrency market and the impact of that trust on market capitalization. Additionally, it examines how reputations vary by country and cryptocurrency, compares the reputations of crypto exchanges with those of traditional exchanges, and assesses how a crisis impacts cryptocurrencies.
Germany’s second largest stock exchange, Boerse Stuttgart Group, has officially launched its crypto-trading app Bison, according to an official tweet today, Jan. 31. According to the app’s webpage, the software was developed by FinTech Sowa Labs – a subsidiary of Boerse Stuttgart Digital Ventures.
Prime Trust won’t charge its clients to custody digital assets any longer. The Nevada trust company announced Thursday that, effective immediately, it had lowered its fee for storing cryptocurrencies and tokens to $0, in line with what it charges to custody stocks and bonds.
It is no secret that Bitcoin (BTC) has had a rough 2018. The coin has dropped by over 80% from its all-time high in a matter of months, it experienced two market crashes, a constantly bearish market, and even troubles within its own ecosystem.
The Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., a US-based “non-profit and charitable organization” focused on acquiring funding for Wikipedia and other informational websites, has partnered with leading crypto payment processor, BitPay. According to the announcement’s press release, the partnership involves BitPay helping the Wikimedia Foundation to accept bitcoin (BTC) and bitcoin cash (BCH) donations.
Iran has lifted the ban on cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and digital tokens generally. Furthermore, it has authorized initial coin offerings (ICO’s), cryptocurrency wallets, cryptocurrency exchanges and cryptocurrency mining. An account of the matter emerged on Tuesday when Al Jazeera reported that the Central Bank of Iran had released a preliminary draft of its cryptocurrency regulations.
South Korea is reportedly maintaining its ban on initial coin offerings (ICOs) as the country’s financial regulator, the Financial Services Commission (FSC) has recently found some projects broke the ban, and concluded the offerings are highly risky for investors.
Bitcoin [BTC]’s scaling should be on second layer and privacy on the base layer, says Mastering Bitcoin author – AMBCrypto
Andreas M Antonopoulos, the Author of Mastering Bitcoin and a well-known Bitcoin influencer, spoke about scalability problems of Bitcoin, during a Q&A session on Youtube. Here, the author was asked about Bitcoin’s scaling, taking into consideration that the debate surrounding the topic has…
Not for the first time, Andreas Utermann, the CEO of investment management firm Allianz Global Investors, has taken a swipe at digital currencies. In a Jan. 30 column headlined “Unencryptoed: Why investors should steer clear of cryptocurrencies,” Utermann said the distributed ledger technology lacks key features that make fiat money sustainable, including tax-raising powers, productivity in terms of trade and the ability to pay interest.
The Tribler lab at Delft University of Technology has sold part of its Bitcoin stash to purchase bandwidth for its anonymous torrent client. The bandwidth will be managed by swarms of intelligent bots which can buy new exit-point servers, if required. Users themselves can also join in by “mining” bandwidth tokens.
📰 News Yuri Molchan 📰 News Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse says that working with Swift is back on the agenda, sending the XRP rate up, along with Bitcoin and Ethereum Over the last day, XRP ‘s rate has jumped around 10 percent, though showing a rise by 7.23 at press time.
Ripple trims gains in the wake of the 11% ballistic rise on Wednesday. XRP/USD is likely to resume the uptrend on touching the buyer concentration level at $0.3111. Ripple recorded more than 11% rise yesterday following the news the traditional banking system for funds transfers SWIFT is going to be integrating a blockchain solution from R3’s Corda Settler.
Binance, the world’s largest Cryptocurrency exchange by volume now enables its users to buy Crypto using Credit cards. The Malta-based exchange giant announced on Thursday that it has partnered with payment processing company Simplex to allow users to buy Crypto …
Yesterday, the Ripple price (well technically the price of XRP, the digital asset underlying the Ripple platform) increased from around $0.29 to $0.33. Its market capitalization, via CoinMarketCap, followed suit, increasing by some $1.7 billion. What extraordinarily good news could have brought this surge on? It’s unclear.
A total of seven cryptocurrency exchanges have contracted with Nasdaq to use its surveillance technology. The technology, which has various products including SMARTS (which was adopted by Gemini), enables Bitcoin exchanges to identify fraudulent trading patterns. According to Forbes writer Michael del Castillo, Bitcoin exchanges must have more than enough capital to cover the steep fees Nasdaq charges to license its technology.
Ripple price cool off after yesterday’s eruption SWIFT using XRP unlikely even after Corda test phase Bull momentum building up as transactional volumes increase After impressive gains, candlestick arrangement supports XRP bulls. To that end we expect bull momentum to build up as uncertainty around SWIFT using XRP after Corda test phase mills.
The race is back on to launch the first U.S. bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF), after Cboe resubmitted its joint proposal with VanEck and SolidX. Announced Thursday by VanEck digital asset strategy lead Gabor Gurbacs, the Jan. 30 filing would, if approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), allow the Cboe BZX Exchange to list shares of a bitcoin ETF trust.
Although the crypto market’s year-long downturn has yet to reverse, this nascent ecosystem saw a fundamentally positive, likely bullish (price-wise) announcement on Thursday, as a financial services provider refiled a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) application to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
It’s 2019, and cryptocurrency exchanges are hanging out – and feeling – the pressure. As we inch closer and closer into the new year, digital currency regulation is becoming more the norm. While a time existed when traders talked about it and likely even feared it, every day brings us news regarding legislative updates and new laws.
A human error led to the leak of millions of customers’ data at an Indian public sector bank, raising questions on the merit of Bitcoin over banks. State Bank of India, a government-owned corporation, forgot to secure essential server information that held customers’ messages, bank balances, transaction details, and other related details.
Newly-discovered Mac malware is geared toward stealing browser cookies for cryptocurrency exchanges such as Coinbase and Bittrex, security researchers say. The code is based on “OSX.DarthMiner,” uncovered in late 2018, members of Palo Alto Networks’ Unit 42 reported on Thursday. Some other targeted exchanges include the likes of Binance, Poloniex, Bitstamp, and MyEtherWallet.
Thursday, Jan. 31 – all of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting moderate to heavy losses on the day by press time. Bitcoin ( BTC) is hovering under $3,450 again, according to Coin360 data. Market visualization from Coin360 At press time, Bitcoin is down just 1 percent on the day, trading at around $3,449, according to CoinMarketCap.
Japanese tech giant Fujitsu has announced a new blockchain-based system for electricity exchange, with a model capable of improving efficiency by up to 40% on existing systems. The latest blockchain project to emerge from the firm, the new “patent pending” technology is designed to tackle energy shortages and surges across the network, to deliver more stable supply than during peak periods.
Details Thursday, 31 January 2019 16:03 The Swiss stock exchange wants to be the first to launch a digital exchange. Jos Dijsselhof, the head of the company, is convinced that the Blockchain will help it remove the key risk component. SIX, the Swiss stock exchange operator, aims to move equity trading onto the Blockchain.
According to a new research piece released by HackerRank a few days back, many tech experts believe that the coming few years will see the emergence of many real-world use cases for blockchain technology.
United States-based investment firm Blockchain Capital has led a seed funding round for blockchain compliance startup TRM, a press release from the firm reveals Jan. 31. TRM announced today that it had a closed a funding round totalling $1.7 million. Tapas Capital, Green D Ventures, The MBA Fund, and “strategic angel investors” also participated in the round.
by Dmitriy Gurkovskiy on Thursday, January 31st, 2019 1:43pm UTC The Ethereum is going slightly up in late January, reaching around $107.3w on Jan 31, says Dmitriy Gurkovskiy, Chief Analyst at RoboForex. The Ethereum is going slightly up in late January, reaching around $107.3w on Jan 31, says Dmitriy Gurkovskiy, Chief Analyst at RoboForex.
Ethereum Classic (ETC) has been around for years but until recently, the only people interested in this blockchain were either those who believed in its principles of immutability and decentralization or those that worked on it in some capacity.
Sponsored Though not very pronounced, there has been a silent war going on between the two big blockchain networks Tron and Ethereum. This war was generated as a result of the aggressive advancement made by Tron in the crypto space, rising from operating on Ethereum platform to its own platform.
A cryptocurrency firm, B2C2, which provides liquidity for all the top currencies in the market – Bitcoin [BTC], Ethereum [ETH] and XRP, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, and Ethereum Classic [ETC], has received a green signal from the United Kingdom’s regulatory body, the Financial Conduct Authority [FCA] for its UK subsidiary, B2C2 OTC.
Crypto in Africa: Tax breaks for South African firms over, Ghana eyes making crypto a legal tender – CoinGeek
Africa is taking massive steps to ensure it becomes a blockchain and crypto hub in the coming future. Some countries are even thinking of making cryptocurrencies a legal tender. Ghana’s SEC looks to make cryptocurrencies a legal tender While many countries are trying to regulate cryptocurrencies, Ghana’s Securities and Exchange Commission is considering licensing these digital currencies.