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Crypto markets are seeing slight gains, having overcome yesterday’s drop, with Bitcoin hovering around the $4,000 mark. Friday, March 22 — All the top 20 cryptocurrencies, except Tether (USDT), are in the green, having overcome yesterday’s drop. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) is up 0.31 percent over the past 24 hours, and is trading at around $4,045 at press time. The coin started the day at $4,029, with a jump to as high as $4,053 in the middle of the day. In terms of a weekly view, Bitcoin has gained around 1.9 percent, while in terms of the month BTC has increased by just one percent. Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: CoinMarketCap Ethereum (ETH) is up 1.17 percent on the day, seeing today a high of $138.79 and low of $135. At press time, the leading altcoin is trading at around $138.14. The altcoin’s market capitalization is around $14.5 billion, while its circulating supply is around 105 million to press time. Ethereum 7-day price chart. Source: CoinMarketCap..
Cryptocurrency markets have seen a decline on the day, with most top coins hovering in the red and Bitcoin trading around $4,000. Thursday, March 21 — Most of the top 20 coins by market capitalization are in the red, showing slight losses on the day, down from one to four percent. Market visualization from Coin360 The leading cryptocurrency Bitcoin (BTC) is trading at $4,027 at press time, down about one percent over the 24-hour period. BTC has been trading sideways as of early trading hours, following a drop to as low as $4,007 in the middle of the day. Bitcoin 24-hour chart. Source: CoinMarketCap The top altcoin Ethereum (ETH) has seen a 1.87 percent downturn on the day and is trading at $137.21 at press time. As reported earlier today, Vitalik Buterin said that high ether prices are important both for network security and the wider ecosystem’s development. In response to the question as to whether protocol designers and project leaders should be focusing on the question of a cryp..
Chairman Giancarlo says blockchain and cryptocurrencies are two key phenomena that are transforming today’s markets. United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo has said the agency’s fintech innovation hub LabCFTC is the regulator’s internal stakeholder in a landscape of exponential technological change and market evolution. Giancarlo made his remarks during his last appearance as CFTC chairman before the 44th Annual International Futures Industry Conference on March 14, in an address entitled “Improving the Past, Tackling the Present, and Advancing to a Digital Market Future.” Giancarlo is expected to be replaced this year by the U.S. president’s nominee for the CFTC chairmanship, Heath Tarbert, assuming the latter’s confirmation. In his remarks, Giancarlo identified “the disintermediation of traditional actors and business models” as a key factor that challenges existing regulatory models, isolating blockchain and cryptocurrencies as t..
Cryptocurrencies see mixed signals on Wednesday, with Bitcoin briefly dropped below $3,900. Wednesday, March 13 — cryptocurrencies continued trading sideways today, with most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies by market capitalization seeing moderate price changes since yesterday. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) has managed to hold the $3,900 price threshold by press time, staying relatively stable since March 6. However, the biggest cryptocurrency dropped below the price point earlier on the day, with the intraday low of $3,891. At press time, Bitcoin is trading at $3,910, down around 0.01 percent over the past 24 hours. Bitcoin 30-day price chart. Source: CoinMarketCap Ethereum (ETH), the second largest cryptocurrency by market cap, is trading at $133.31, down 0.44 percent over the past 24 hours. The top altcoin is seeing a considerable decline over the past 7 days, down almost 4 percent on a week. Ethereum 7-day price chart. Source: CoinMarketCap Ripple (XRP), the th..
The top 20 cryptos by market cap seen mixed signals today, with some coins seeing growth reaching 10 percent. Tuesday, March 12 — crypto markets are trading sideways, with total market cap hovering between $133–$134 billion, and Bitcoin (BTC) holding $3,900 for the most part of the day. The top 20 cryptocurrencies by market cap are seeing mixed signals, with losses not exceeding 1.1 percent, while some coins have seen a growth of over 3 percent over 24 hours at press time. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin is trading at $3,912 at press time, up around 0.3 percent over the past 24 hours. The biggest cryptocurrency surged to as high as $3,925 earlier on the day, while the intraday low amounted to $3,863. At press time, Bitcoin is up around 0.7 percent over the past 7 days. Bitcoin 24-hour price chart. Source: CoinMarketCap Ethereum (ETH), the second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, is trading at $134.27, up 0.4 percent over the past 24 hours at press time. The ..
“Crypto Mom” Hester M. Peirce has argued in favor of self-regulation for cryptocurrency markets when possible. United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Commissioner Hester M. Peirce has argued in favor of self-regulation for cryptocurrency markets when possible. The commissioner made her remarks during a public talk together with former Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) chairman Gary Gensler at the MIT Bitcoin Expo 2019 on March 9. The context for Pierce’s comments was a proposal from Gensler that a more robust and unified national level regulatory framework would be desirable. In Gensler’s opinion, this would encompass not only trading platforms that offer security tokens or complex investment instruments, but also those that list commodities such as Bitcoin (BTC). To this, Peirce responded: “One really important thing to remember is that people regulate each other in their interactions with one another, and that’s the whole purpose of the Bitcoin idea, that i..
Crypto markets have continued trading sideways, remaining relatively quiet with moderate losses throughout the top 20 coins. Friday, March 8 — cryptocurrency markets are trading sideways, remaining relatively quiet with moderate losses throughout the top 20 coins, according to Coin360. Market visualization from Coin360 The leading cryptocurrency Bitcoin (BTC) is up 0.5 percent during the past 24 hours, and is trading at around $3,942 at press time. BTC began the day at $3,921, hitting its highest mark at $3,947 in the middle of the day before reaching its current price. Bitcoin 24-hour chart. Source: CoinMarketCap Ethereum (ETH) is down by 0.06 percent on the day, trading around $138.69. The altcoin’s weekly chart shows a price slump to $125 on March 4, with a jump to $139 on March 6 as the intra-week high. Ethereum 7-day chart. Source: CoinMarketCap The third largest cryptocurrency by market cap Ripple (XRP) is also down by 0.82 percent over the day, and is trading around $0.312 a..
Cryptocurrency marketс see modest gains and losses, with Bitcoin struggling to stay in the green. Thursday, March 7 — cryptocurrency markets have recorded moderate gains and losses on the day, with Binance Coin (BNB) being the major gainer on the day, according to Coin360. Market visualization from Coin360 The leading cryptocurrency Bitcoin (BTC) started the day around $3,901, subsequently reaching its intraday high of $3,938. At press time, BTC is trading at around $3,922, up a modest 0.36 percent over the last 24 hours. Bitcoin 1-day price chart. Source: CoinMarketCap Ethereum (ETH) is currently trading at around $138.52, having increased by 0.08 percent over the last 24 hours. On its weekly chart, the coin is up almost 1 percent, while its monthly chart shows gains of almost 30 percent. Yesterday, the Ethereum Foundation awarded a grant to researchers at Columbia and Yale universities for the compilation of a new smart contract programming language into the Ethereum Virtual Machi..
Russia’s Duma Committee on Financial Markets wants to establish an identification process for users of digital assets. Russia’s Duma Committee on Financial Markets is considering the adoption of a mandatory identification process for users of digital assets, local news service Izvestia reports on March 7. The committee chairman, Anatoly Aksakov, revealed that the authority is planning to amend Russia’s crypto regulation, aiming to establish a special identification process for users of digital financial assets, including cryptocurrencies. According to the planned amendment, dealing with crypto by unidentified users will become illegal, Aksakov said. The chairman stressed that the new initiative is concurrent with the existing legislation against money laundering, with violation penalties reaching up to 15 years of imprisonment. Aksakov elaborated that the amendment will contribute to minimizing the risks of corruption and money laundering. Aksakov noted that the authority has not sugg..
After a brief midweek price surge, most of the top cryptocurrencies are beginning to settle into their now familiar prices. While a lot of coins have recovered from the losses of last week, they fell short of breaking key resistance points. Its anywhere from here at the moment. However, one coin is still wowing the market. Enter Binance Coin (BNB). It appeared to slow a bit yesterday but is now leading performance in the top 10 category flipping Tether USD to 7th place on the rankings. Yesterday’s leader Litecoin (LTC) seemed to have slowed a bit in the last 24 hours although it’s still 20% up since last week amidst news of Litecoin Core v0.17.1 RC1 release. Crypto Market Summary Binance coin (BNB) is best performing top cryptocurrency with 14 percent gains Bitcoin Dominance at 51.6% Little changes for top 20 coins in the last 24 hours analysis Coins are dropping price in hourly analysis Except for LTC and BNB, top cryptos are largely unchanged week-on-week Total crypto market capita..