Bitcoin

Institutional inflows into crypto hit lowest levels since October

Capital flows into cryptocurrency investment products rose again last week, though the pace of growth has slowed since the start of the year, possibly marking a local top in institutional demand. Net inflows totaled $21 million for the week ending March 27, 2021, according to Coinshares, a European digital-asset manager. That was the lowest level […]

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Payments firm Nuvei launches support for 40 cryptos including Reddcoin and DOGE

E-commerce merchants can now transact in nearly 40 cryptocurrencies through global payment platform Nuvei. According to the announcement, merchants partnered with the payment provider can use an array of cryptocurrencies to send and receive payments across 200 countries, including top assets Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH), lesser known cryptos such as Reddcoin and Bitcoin Gold, […]

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PayPal to start letting US customers pay in Bitcoin at global merchants

Online payments giant PayPal will start to accept cryptocurrency as a medium of exchange at its millions of global merchants, the firm’s president and CEO revealed on Tuesday ahead of a formal announcement. News broke regarding PayPal’s rumored decision to accept cryptocurrencies early on March 30. Later in the day, the firm’s CEO, Dan Schulman, […]

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Bitcoin jumps past $59K as PayPal launches crypto payments at 29M merchants

Bitcoin (BTC) neared $60,000 on March 30 after PayPal confirmed that it had formally launched cryptocurrency payments. BTC/USD 1-minute candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: Tradingview PayPal: Crypto is now “legitimate funding source” Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and Tradingview showed BTC/USD hitting a ten-day high on Tuesday as details appeared in the mainstream press. According an […]

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Automated trading in a bull market, explained

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Bitcoin market cap exceeds Canada’s M1 money supply once again

Another day of gains for Bitcoin (BTC) has seen the price of the largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization go beyond the $1.1 trillion mark — $1.105 trillion to be precise. This market capitalization growth now means that Bitcoin’s market size has surpassed Canada’s M1 money supply which stands at $1.104 trillion, according to data from […]

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Scottish music school accepts cryptocurrency as payment for lessons

A Scottish music school will begin accepting cryptocurrency for tuition payments following demand from students, it was announced this week. The Morningside School of Music in Edinburgh said it was responding to suggestions from adult pupils in the school, many of whom now work in the city’s burgeoning fintech sector. Morningside’s director, Linda Boyd, said […]

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Bitcoin on ‘inevitable path’ to reach gold’s market cap – Mike Novogratz

Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novogratz believes Bitcoin (BTC) is on track to meet or exceed gold’s market capitalization amid a rapid wave of retail and institutional adoption of the digital asset. In an interview with CNBC’s Squawk Box, Novogratz said cryptocurrency “adoption’s happening much faster than I predicted,” adding that “it’s shocking to me how […]

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3 reasons why Bitcoin traders keep a close eye on the futures funding rate

Futures contracts trading has grown immensely over the past year, and proof of this comes from the total rise in open interest. Open interest is the total number of outstanding contracts, and the figure has risen from $3.9 billion to the current $21.5 billion in six months, a 450% increase. Sometimes traders assume that a […]

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Institutional crypto managers report record AUM despite U.S. inflows plummeting

According to digital asset investment manager, CoinShares, institutional demand in the U.S. has declined slightly however European funds are still buying. According to Coinshares’ March 22 Fund Flows Weekly report, combined flows into institutional crypto products totaled $99 million for the week ending March 20. The data indicates a significant decline in institutional demand, with […]

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