The International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s first fintech advisory group meeting has received mixed reviews from the cryptocurrency community. The group, which featured participation from several well-known Blockchain companies, concluded its inaugural session Wednesday. It included a panel and a private meeting, details of which are not known. Fourteen attendees took part, including...
The price of bitcoin is once again trading near an all-time high.
The combined market value of all cryptocurrencies in circulation has pushed beyond the significant milestone of $30 billion for the first time ever, underlining the ever-expanding interest in digital currencies and the blockchain technology. Data from CoinMarketCap reveals bitcoin as the top dog among cryptocurrencies, valued at over $20 billion....
Something is going on in the cryptocurrency world, but it’s hard to figure out why prices are jumping. Both bitcoin and Ether prices are currently trading at an all-time high. According to Coindesk’s price index, you could buy one bitcoin for $1,343 earlier today. It roughly represents a 6 percent...
by Michael Scott Dovetailing off of its 2016 blockchain-backed project announcementaimed at providing physical gold that’s cost-effective, convenient and assured, the UK’s Royal Mint and the Chicago-based CME Group has now begun live testing Royal Mint Gold (RMG). The CME system for RMG, powered by AlphaPoint, is currently undergoing rigorous testing...
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) pulled an about-face this week and resurrected the rejected Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF COIN. Although the outcome is still binary and will likely be rejected a second time, there is renewed hope the COIN ETF or something similar will eventually pass SEC regulatory scrutiny....