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Russian Ministry of Finance Considers Allowing Cryptocurrency Trading

A representative of the Russian Ministry of Finance (MinFin) says the ministry is considering allowing cryptocurrency trading, Russian news service Interfax reported on June 21.Per the report, the Deputy Minister of Finance Alexei...

FATF to Strengthen Control Over Crypto Exchanges to Prevent Money Laundering

Today’s Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) announcement focused on digital currency’s role in money laundering and heightened regulation, as Secretary Steven Mnuchin noted in his closing remarks.The FATF — an intergovernmental organization that...

Bitcoin Breaks $10,000 for First Time Since March 2018

Bitcoin (BTC) has continued its steady rally in price over the past three months to break $10,000 today for the first time in over a year, according to Coin360.– Market visualization courtesy of Coin360Bitcoin...

William Shatner’s Crypto Startup Helps You Digitize Precious Items

By CCN Markets: William Shatner has been dealing in virtual currency since 1966 when he began starring as Captain Kirk on Star Trek. Now he’s heading his own start-up, Third Millenia, which...

19% of World Population Bought Crypto Before 2019: Kaspersky Report

A new survey by Moscow-based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab introduced on June 17th revealed that 19% of people globally have purchased cryptocurrency.The survey, titled “The Kaspersky Cryptocurrency Report 2019,” was carried out in...

Satoshi Nakamoto Apparent Author of Two Upcoming Books on Amazon

Two different books published under Satoshi Nakamoto’s name have recently appeared on Amazon.According to Amazon, both of the books — Wave and Ripple Design Book and The Official Bitcoin Coloring Book — are...

Bitcoin Breaks $9,300 as US Stock Market Sees Minor Uptrend

Monday, June 17 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting moderate losses on the day by press time, as bitcoin (BTC) passed the $9,300 mark again.Market visualization courtesy of Coin360Bitcoin is...

Electronics Giant Samsung Prioritizes Blockchain in 10-Year Roadmap

Published: 20/06/2019 06:08 ET. Journalist: By CCN Markets: Samsung Electronics vice chairman Jay Y. Lee has revealed a marked focus in future technologies – part of its 10-year strategy...

Japan’s Line Reportedly Close to Obtaining FSA License for Japanese Crypto Exchange

LVC Corporation, the digital asset- and blockchain-focused arm of Japanese messaging giant Line, is allegedly close to obtaining a crypto exchange operating license from Japan’s financial regulator. The news was reported by Cointelegraph...

Open Interest in Bitcoin Futures Contracts Hit All-Time High

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group has released data showing that open interest in Bitcoin futures is rising, as per an official Twitter post on June 18.Interest in BTC futures over time: https://twitter.com/CMEGroup/status/1141015074062110721According...