Bitcoin

Crypto does not qualify as currency, says South Africa’s central bank governor

Lesetja Kganyago, governor of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB), has argued against classifying crypto as currencies. According to a report by MoneyWeb, the central bank chief likened crypto to assets rather than currency during an interactive session at the Wits Business School Leadership Dialogues. According to South Africa’s central bank governor, cryptocurrencies only meet […]

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Former US president calls crypto a ‘disaster waiting to happen’

In an interview with Fox Business released today, former U.S. President Donald Trump was questioned about his views on the health of the Wall Street markets, the current administration’s progress, as well as the potential of Bitcoin and the cryptocurrency market. In response to the latter question, the former President stated: “I like the currency […]

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Bitcoin price turns to test lower support levels as $50K stays out of reach

Bitcoin (BTC) continued to range below $50,000 on Aug. 31, the final day of the month, as analysts demanded higher levels in order to continue the bull run. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView $51,000 remains the deal-breaker for BTC Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView painted a dull picture for investors on […]

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Legislative Assembly of El Salvador approves $150M Bitcoin Trust

El Salvador’s Legislative Assembly has passed legislation creating a $150 million dollar Bitcoin Trust and supporting the development of crypto infrastructure and services across the country. The bill passed on Aug. 31, with 64 officials voting in favor and 14 opposing the trust’s creation. The Trust is designed to facilitate conversion of Bitcoin into U.S. […]

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Survey finds 77% of Russian investors prefer Bitcoin to gold and forex

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) are getting increasingly popular with Russian investors, apparently displacing traditional investment products, according to a new survey. Russia’s Association of Forex Dealers (AFD), a local self-regulatory organization focused on the foreign exchange market, polled 502 Russian investors to find out the local investor sentiment regarding cryptocurrencies. Released on Tuesday, the survey […]

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Is Ethereum’s rally signaling the next bull market phase for Bitcoin above $50K?

Bitcoin (BTC) has been seeing some consolidation below $50,000 as a psychological barrier. However, during this pullback, several big altcoins have been surging in price, suggesting that the alt season isn’t over yet. Meanwhile, Bitcoin’s price faces a crucial resistance to break through, while Ether (ETH) is already cracking that resistance, hitting a three-month high […]

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Belarus president Lukashenko calls on state to mine cryptocurrency

1107 Total views 77 Total shares Listen to article News Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has called on the government to mine cryptocurrency use spare power infrastructure. Lukashenko spoke at the opening of the Petrikovsky mining and processing plant on Aug. 27, urging workers to move into crypto mining in Belarus instead of pursuing low-paying farming […]

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SEC boss tells EU Parliament crypto and fintech could be as disruptive ‘as the internet’

Gary Gensler, the chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has appeared virtually before the European Parliament to share his policy recommendations regarding the regulation of crypto assets. Speaking to the Parliament’s Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs on Sept. 1, Gensler highlighted the role financial technologies are playing in globalizing economic flows […]

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ADA price hits $3 for the first time as Cardano, Ethereum lead crypto ‘super bull cycle’

Cardano’s ADA token surged to new all-time highs on Sep. 2 as an altcoin comeback gripped cryptocurrency markets. ADA/USD 1-day candle chart (Binance). Source: TradingView Cardano joins Ethereum in serious gains Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed ADA/USD clipping $3.06 during trading Thursday. Having shown strength for multiple weeks, Cardano benefited from a […]

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Binance CEO says US crypto exchange will go public in three years

Binance’s affiliate United States-based cryptocurrency exchange Binance US is targeting an initial public offering (IPO) in 2024, according to Binance CEO and founder Changpeng Zhao. BinanceUS is planning to close a large private funding round in the next two months that would allow the firm to become more independent from the global exchange, Zhao said […]

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