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Bitcoin (BTC) has already hit its price bottom, one of the industry’s top executives believes as BTC price action stays above $40,000. In a tweet on June 14, Jurrien Timmer, director of global macro at U.S. multinational financial services corporation Fidelity Investments, called time on any further Bitcoin price dips. Bitcoin bulls increase confidence BTC/USD maintained
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Xiong’an New Area, a state-level new area in Hebei, China, is seeing the use of onchain digital yuan payments, according to a circular issued by the Xiong’an government. The announcement details that Xiong’an subcontractors and builders are being paid using the central bank digital currency (CBDC) via the People’s Bank of China and the new
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Bitcoin (BTC) passed $40,000 on June 14 as a consolidation period snapped to unleash a solid breakout. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView BTC price breaks out past $40,000 Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD gaining 3% in under an hour, reaching $40,500 on Bitstamp. The largest cryptocurrency capitalized on upside which
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press release PRESS RELEASE. The new initiative extends the Ethereum-based TimeWarp staking programme, which currently offers a yield of 224% APY. TimeWarp, a new DeFi farming opportunity backed by multiple real-world revenue streams, has just launched on Binance Smart Chain after a successful earlier launch on Ethereum. The initiative enables holders to stake TIME, the
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced that when there is “confirmation of reasonable (about 50%) clean energy usage by miners with positive future trend,” his electric car company will start accepting bitcoin for payments again. Elon Musk Reveals When Tesla Will Resume Accepting Bitcoin Tesla CEO Elon Musk talked about when Tesla will resume accepting
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India’s Directorate of Enforcement (ED) has reportedly sent a notice to Wazirx, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in India, under the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999, (FEMA). The investigation was initiated “on the basis of the ongoing money-laundering investigation into Chinese owned illegal online betting applications,” the ED detailed. ED’s FEMA Investigation of Wazirx
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Welcome to Cointelegraph Market’s weekly newsletter. This week we will identify emerging-sector trends across the cryptocurrency landscape in order to broaden your understanding of market cycles and better equip readers to take advantage of the microcycles that are a regular occurrence in the larger market structure. The cryptocurrency sector has an established reputation for being
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U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren criticized Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies yesterday in a Banking Senate Subcommittee hearing. In the hearing, Warren criticized the energy consumption that Bitcoin and other proof-of-work (PoW) cryptocurrencies need to operate. Warren also thinks cryptocurrencies are the “wild west” of investments and called for a regulatory crackdown on the industry. Some on social
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The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS), a global committee of banking supervisors and central banks, has proposed new requirements for banks that want to hold cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC). In a consultation paper published Thursday, the committee provided preliminary proposals for the prudential treatment of crypto exposure by banks. The paper built on the
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After years of development, Concordium has unveiled its permissionless blockchain and MVP that is designed to meet the needs of enterprises by delivering transparency and governance, all with an orientation towards protecting user privacy. Identity-Centric Network to Promote Broader Business Adoption Although blockchain’s novel characteristics are not in dispute, corporate adoption of distributed ledger technology
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