Monthly Archives: October 2018

Report: Institutional Investors the Largest Buyers of Crypto Transactions Over $100K

According to a Bloomberg report, institutional investors have dived into the cryptocurrency market, replacing high net-worth individuals as the biggest buyers. Institutional investors have replaced high net-worth individuals as the biggest buyers of cryptocurrency transactions worth over $100,000, Bloomberg reported October 1. According to Bloomberg, traditional investors and buyers such as hedge funds have become more involved into the $220 billion cryptocurrency market through private transactions. Bloomberg also notes that miners — the biggest sellers on the market — have begun scheduling regular coin sales instead of […]

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Northern Bitcoin Ag Lists on Munich Stock Exchange Mid-Tier Market

German bitcoin mining company, Northern Bitcoin AG, has migrated to a section of the Munich Stock Exchange that caters for medium-sized enterprises. The M:Access is regarded as a key market for companies seeking to improve transparency, accountability and to gain wider access to new money. Since April 2015, the company has been listed on the over-the-counter market of the Munich exchange, which is a rung below its current listing. Also read: New POS by Pundix Allows Nigerians to Make Payments in Bitcoin Northern Bitcoin Ag New Listing Opens […]

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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, Monero, Dash: Price Analysis, October 1

The newsflow regarding cryptocurrencies has been fundamentally positive this year. Could this affect prices? Let’s find out. The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. Market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Discussions on blockchain and cryptocurrencies have entered the United Nation’s General Assembly. In his recent address, Malta’s Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has said that […]

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Lacklustre Markets See Bitcoin Dip Below $6,600, Top Altcoins See Minor Losses

Crypto markets are today shaky and largely red, with Ripple (XRP) seeing the heftiest losses among the large-market-cap coins. Monday, October 1: crypto markets today are shaky and largely red, with Ripple (XRP) losing the most among the large-market-cap coins and most altcoins hit with modest losses on the day, as data from Coin360 shows. Market visualization by Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) is down just over half a percent on the day, trading around $6,550 as of press time. Following an intra-week high of $6,783, the top coin […]

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FT Highlights Crypto as One of Last 10 Years’ ‘Biggest Changes’ in Financial Markets

The Financial Times has released a special report on financial markets over the past 10 years, outlining crypto as one of the “biggest changes” globally. The Financial Times (FT) has released a Special Report on global financial markets Monday, October 1. In the report, FT dedicated two out of six sections to the cryptocurrency industry. In their report entitled “Exchanges, Trading and Clearing,” FT names cryptocurrency alongside such phenomena as Brexit and the emergence of new markets as “some of the biggest changes” in financial markets over […]

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Deloitte Outlines Five Major Obstacles to Blockchain’s Mainstream Adoption

Deloitte has outlined five major areas where blockchain needs to develop to achieve widespread adoption. “Big Four” audit and consulting firm Deloitte has outlined five basic areas of development for blockchain technology in order achieve widespread adoption, according to a study published September 28. According to Deloitte, in order to be adopted by enterprises on a mass scale, blockchain technology should overcome five major obstacles – the possibility of time-consuming operations, lack of standardization, high costs and complexity blockchain applications, regulatory uncertainty, as well as the absence […]

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ConsenSys Invests in Blockchain Startup Founded by ‘Rival’ R3’s Former Execs

Ethereum co-founder Joe Lubin has made a $6.5 million investment to secure a minority stake in enterprise DLT startup DrumG Technologies, founded by ‘rivals’ from R3. Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Joe Lubin has made a $6.5 million investment to secure a minority stake in enterprise distributed ledger (DLT) startup DrumG Technologies, Forbes reports October 1. Lubin’s investment comes via his blockchain startup ConsenSys, and is notable given that DrumG Technologies is headed by senior level executives from the ostensibly rival blockchain consortium R3. Lubin will reportedly join as […]

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Study Finds Growing Number of BATMs in Belgium and the Netherlands

The number of cryptocurrency ATMs in Belgium and the Netherlands is growing, according to newly released data. Amsterdam is leading among major cities in the Benelux region, with 12 machines supporting digital coin transactions. Luxembourg, which is a global center of traditional finances, is lagging behind in terms of available crypto teller services.        Also read: A Guide to Building Your Own Crypto Mining Rig Amsterdam Leading the Race With 12 Crypto Teller Machines The countries of the Benelux, the heart of Europe in many respects, are […]

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Revealed: How Many Coins Are in the Best-Performing Crypto Portfolios

sponsored According to a software company that helps crypto investors track their trades, the best-performing portfolios hold between seven and 12 coins. A platform designed to help investors keep track of their cryptocurrency trades and the performance of portfolios has revealed some of the biggest trends they have learned during their five years in operation. To commemorate its anniversary, CoinTracking revealed how it has noticed that the trade behavior of its users intensifies when the price of a coin rises – with their analysis indicating that the […]

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Malta Prime Minister Tells Un Assembly Crypto Is The Future Of Money

Joseph Muscat, the prime minister of Malts during the UN General Assembly announced that through Blockchain technology Cryptocurrency has become the inevitable future of money. Favorable Regulations for Crypto Sector Joseph Muscat said that with the belief that through technology systems are improved and revolutionized, Malta has made efforts towards establishing itself as the Blockchain island. He said that Malta has been able to manage this feat by becoming the first jurisdiction to legally regulate the technology which did not have any previous legal regulation guidelines. He […]

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