The Australian stock exchange, the first in the world to implement blockchain

The Australian stock exchange, the first in the world to implement blockchain

7 Dec Australian stock exchange (ASX) announced its intention to implement blockchain technology is the existing system of processing of equity transactions. ASX in conjunction with the Digital Asset (technology provider) will be the world’s first stock exchange, which uses blockchain technology for their main services. The exchange will implement blockchain technology to replace the… More

In Russia decided to legalize cryptocurrencies and regulate mining

In Russia decided to legalize cryptocurrencies and regulate mining

The Russian government is currently working on legislation on trade in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. The Ministry of Finance proposed to consider mining of crypto-currencies as an illegal activity. However, their purchase will not be prosecuted. Deputy Finance Minister Alexei Moiseev said: “The fines will be different, mainly administrative, but if someone created a cryptocurrency… More

The market capitalization of Bitcoin exceeded $300 billion

The market capitalization of Bitcoin exceeded $300 billion

It’s hard to believe, but the market capitalization of Bitcoin exceeded $300 billion total market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies approaching $450 billion. Just two weeks ago, the market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies funds amounted to $300 billion, of which capitalization of Bitcoin had more than half. The meteoric rise of Bitcoin has left its rivals… More

Gaming platform Steam stops accepting Bitcoin as payment

Gaming platform Steam stops accepting Bitcoin as payment

Today, Valve announced that Steam, the gaming platform will no longer accept payments in BTC because of the high fees for transactions and the volatility of cryptocurrency. Valve says that the transaction fees that are disclosed to payment system Bitpay, last week exceeded $20. For comparison, last spring when Valve started accepting cryptocurrency as payment,… More

Bitcoin fell below 15 thousand dollars. The beginning of a correction?

Bitcoin fell below 15 thousand dollars. The beginning of a correction?

According to CoinDesk, bitcoin, with a 6 percent decline in the last six hours, was the worst year on today’s trading session. Bitcoin fell below the 15,000, although only yesterday the price has reached 17 thousand dollars. According to some analysts, the possible short-term correction down to the levels around $ 12,000. At print time… More

Goldman Sachs will trade bitcoin futures for clients

Goldman Sachs will trade bitcoin futures for clients

Goldman Sachs is the second largest investment Bank in the global financial market after JPMorgan – will start to trade bitcoin futures contracts for its clients after their inclusion in the listing of major stock exchanges in the coming weeks. From a source knowledgeable about the company’s plans for the trading of bitcoin futures, it… More