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Bitcoin took 6-th place in the list of the most valuable currency

Bitcoin took 6-th place in the list of the most valuable currency

According to Bank for International Settlements, bitcoin is in sixth place in the ranking of the most valuable currency, and superior to the pound, the ruble and won. This figure is based on the price of bitcoin at $10 765, which means that the total value of all bitcoins in circulation is $ 180 billion…. More

PricewaterhouseCoopers began to take bitcoin

PricewaterhouseCoopers began to take bitcoin

The Hong Kong office of the auditing and accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), which is among the four largest auditing firms in the world, started accepting bitcoin as payment for their professional services. The company noted that the first payments in bitcoin, which it had adopted were received from local companies related to the field of… More

The White house is monitoring the bitcoin

The White house is monitoring the bitcoin

The administration of U.S. President Donald trump said that closely monitoring the cryptocurrency, in particular bitcoin, after the exchange rate reached unexpectedly high levels. Press Secretary of the White House Sarah Sanders Press Secretary of the White House Sarah Sanders during a press briefing said: “Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is what our team is watching”…. More

New York-based company will take paying their rent in bitcoins

New York-based company will take paying their rent in bitcoins

Given the recent growth in popularity of cryptocurrency lease the company has taken the decision on introduction of bitcoin payments on the online platform. To live on bitcoins On YouTube you can find the video journey of one man who tried to live a week, paying by bitcoins only. The growth of the world wide… More

CME will start trading bitcoin futures 18 Dec

CME will start trading bitcoin futures 18 Dec

The operator of derivatives CME Group announced the launch of bitcoin futures on December 18, thus put an end to the many rumors and assumptions about when it will happen. In a press announcement today, the CME stated that she has certified the product and that it has received approval from the Commission on trade… More

Nasdaq will launch futures on the bitcoin in June 2018

Nasdaq will launch futures on the bitcoin in June 2018

American stock exchange Nasdaq plans to launch futures on the bitcoin in June 2018. As the Wall Street Journal, Nasdaq will follow the example of two Chicago exchanges CME Group and CBOE , which had already announced plans to launch derivatives on bitcoin. Although U.S. regulators have not yet issued a final verdict, the probability… More

Turkish religious authority: bitcoin is incompatible with Islam

Turkish religious authority: bitcoin is incompatible with Islam

Islamic authority in Turkey – Diyanet (Turkish Directorate for religious Affairs), published a statement condemning the use of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, after raising concerns about the purchase of bitcoin by one of the users in the social network. This decision confronts the Islamic world is the question of the bitcoin is really contrary to… More

Chinese state TV: OTC bitcoin trade violates the law

Chinese state TV: OTC bitcoin trade violates the law

OTC (peer to peer) trading bitcoin could violate Chinese law. At least, so say the leading China Central television (CCTV). This view was expressed on channel Financial Channel this week, during a discussion of the recent rise of the price of bitcoin above $ 10,000. Recalling the growth of the OTC business in China as… More

Ukrainian shipping company enters a payment bitcoin

Ukrainian shipping company enters a payment bitcoin

The field of international freight can gain significant benefits after switching to bitcoin. So, one of the Ukrainian operators is negotiating its first transaction in bitcoin. Varamar, OOO, the shipping company of Odessa will become one of the first carriers that accept payment in bitcoins. According to Bloomberg, is currently being negotiated with the carrier… More

Nobel laureate proposes to ban bitcoin, but ignores the loss of FANG

Nobel laureate proposes to ban bitcoin, but ignores the loss of FANG

Joseph Stiglitz, in his statement on Bloomberg TV spoke about the need to ban cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. Undoubtedly, the opposing camps are as widely endorse and criticize this statement. His comment is based on the analysis, which indicated that the market of bitcoin functions because of its potential to circumvent the control of government… More