Bitcoin

eToro’s CEO speculates on what’s driving the crypto bull market

EToro’s CEO, Yoni Assia, thinks multiple factors are at play when it comes to the crypto market’s current bull run — among them, the economic situation in the U.S. amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “I think there is a confluence of circumstances that’s leading for this all-time high, both in crypto, as well in the […]

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Bullishness for Bitcoin continues despite its struggle to reclaim $60,000

Bitcoin (BTC) continued to face strong resistance at the $60,000 level on March 19 as bulls spent the day climbing back from an early morning drop which briefly pushed BTC into the sub-$56,500 range. Data from Cointelegraph Markets and TradingView shows that after being rejected at the $60,000 level on March 18, the price of […]

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Brazilian Stock Exchange approves two new crypto ETFs in Latin America

The Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission, or CVM, approved two cryptocurrency ETFs this week — one 100% Bitcoin and the other composed of five cryptocurrencies, in addition to Bitcoin (BTC). For QR Asset Management, manager of the Bitcoin-only ETF, the product could accelerate the launch of a similar product in the United States, since the […]

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Top 5 cryptocurrencies to watch this week: BTC, ETH, VET, XMR, FTT

Bitcoin (BTC) has risen more than 1,000% since March 2020 and this shows that the digital asset has outperformed traditional asset classes like equities, commodities and bonds by a massive margin. The resilience of Bitcoin even after the sharp rally continues to attract buyers. Jarvis Labs analyst Ben Lilly said the whales who hold between […]

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Top 5 cryptocurrencies to watch this week: BTC, ETH, VET, XMR, FTT

Bitcoin (BTC) has risen more than 1,000% since March 2020 and this shows that the digital asset has outperformed traditional asset classes like equities, commodities and bonds by a massive margin. The resilience of Bitcoin even after the sharp rally continues to attract buyers. Jarvis Labs analyst Ben Lilly said the whales who hold between […]

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India to have a ‘window’ for Bitcoin, says minister amid crypto ban FUD

The Minister of Finance of India, Nirmala Sitharaman, has given a ray of hope for the Indian cryptocurrency community, as more fear, uncertainty and doubt circulate regarding a supposedly impending ban on digital assets. In a March 13 interview with India Today, Sitharaman emphasized that the ministry does not plan to shut off India innovations […]

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We asked for your craziest crypto story. These are the winners

Last month, Tradelize and Cointelegraph teamed up for a contest to hear your craziest crypto stories — casting a spotlight on some of your biggest successes and fails. You didn’t disappoint… and selecting one winner was impossible. Because of this, we chose two — with the lucky raconteurs sharing a 5,000 USDT prize between them. […]

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Signal encrypted messenger now accepts donations in Bitcoin

Users of major privacy-oriented messaging app Signal can now support the project with cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC). Signal officially announced Monday that the platform has started accepting crypto donations as a form of support for the Signal Technology Foundation, the nonprofit organization behind the app. “As a nonprofit organization, we depend on your support. If […]

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European crypto company Bitpanda raises $170M

Austria-based cryptocurrency firm Bitpanda has closed a $170 million funding round to further the firm’s international growth. The latest Series B funding round was led by Valar Ventures, a venture capital firm backed by PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel, Bitpanda announced on Tuesday, and featured partners from Yuri Milner’s investment firm DST Global, which is known […]

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Belarus tech innovation zone may take on regulatory role for crypto business

The Belarusian government has proposed to appoint the Hi-Tech Park Administration as a supervisory authority for local crypto exchanges and digital tokens, First Deputy Prime Minister Nikolai Snopkov announced on March 16. “The government has proposed to make the Administration of the Hi-Tech Park a supervisory body for crypto-exchanges and digital tokens. The President supported […]

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