Month: May 2021

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse says that the San Francisco-based payments startup intends to go public once its legal battle with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is settled. XRP To Go Public In an interview during the Consensus 2021 event, Garlinghouse commends Coinbase following the crypto exchange’s debut on the Nasdaq in April. Despite the
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Singapore-based Bybit, the world’s fifth-largest cryptocurrency derivatives exchange by trading volume, has allegedly been running unregistered crypto services in Japan, according to an official warning. The Japan Financial Services Agency issued a formal warning letter to Bybit stating that the firm is not registered to operate crypto services in the country. The warning comes in response
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India’s central bank has issued an official notice regarding local banks reportedly cautioning customers against using cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC). Published Monday, the notice points out that the Reserve Bank of India is aware of media reports that certain banks have cautioned their customers against crypto by referring to the RBI’s quashed three-year-old circular. “Such
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Bitcoin (BTC) is at risk of a “flippening” from Ethereum (ETH), mainstream media claims as some familiar “FUD” returns to the spotlight. As BTC/USD continues to flag below $40,000, an old argument has resurfaced — but major investors are fighting back. Bloomberg: ETH “will likely exceed Bitcoin” In an article on May 31, Bloomberg cited
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Ireland’s central bank director general for financial conduct is the latest official to point out issues of Bitcoin (BTC) and the cryptocurrency industry following a major market sell-off. The growing popularity of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin is “of great concern,” the Central Bank of Ireland’s Derville Rowland warned, Bloomberg reports Monday. “Crypto assets are quite a
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China’s digital yuan will utilize smart contracts, and will be built to counter Alipay-like payment platforms designed by the privately owned conglomerates, former People’s Bank of China director Yao Qian said. Speaking at the International Finance Forum in Beijing, Qian argued that simply simulating its physical counterpart would not be enough for the digital yuan
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Traders are using various strategies to determine whether Bitcoin price has bottomed, but on-chain activity and derivatives data hint that the situation remains precarious. Has Bitcoin price bottomed yet? According to @noshitcoins, derivatives and on-chain data signal that further downside could be in store. Traders have been trying to time the much-anticipated trend reversal ever
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While Bitcoin (BTC) increasingly falls under the scrutiny of regulators worldwide, Ark Investment founder and CEO Cathie Wood is confident that regulators will be unable to shut down the world’s largest cryptocurrency. Wood said that Bitcoin is “already on its way and it’ll be impossible to shut it down,” Bloomberg reported on Thursday. Global regulators “will be a
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