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Bitcoin continues to rise, soaring near $400 in an hour

Bitcoin continues to rise, soaring near $400 in an hour

Bitcoin extended its gain on Friday, soaring almost $400 in an hour, as the world's most popular cryptocurrency is on track for a weekly rise of over 20%. 


April 6, 2018
Monex Group buys hacked cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck
Monex Group buys hacked cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck

Japan-based online broker Monex Group will buy hacked crypto exchange Coincheck Inc for 3.6 billion yen ($33.6 million). As a result of the deal...

March 30, 2018
Telegram raises $850 mln in second round of ICO
Telegram raises $850 mln in second round of ICO

Telegram raised $850 million in the second round of their initial coin offering (ICO), according to the U.S. Securities and Exchange...

March 19, 2018
Rise of virtual assets could be a risk to financial system
Rise of virtual assets could be a risk to financial system

The fast rise of virtual assets like Bitcoin could at certain time turn into a menace to the financial system, said the Financial Stability...

March 14, 2018
Google published its decision to forbid ads for cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings
Google published its decision to forbid ads for cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings

Google is going to forbid web ads for cryptocurrencies and ICOs from the coming June among other measures directed to counteract to a new form of...

March 13, 2018
IMF's Lagarde warns of crypto-assets risks
IMF's Lagarde warns of crypto-assets risks

The head of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde in an IMF blogpost warned about the "dark side" of the crypto-assets and...

March 12, 2018
Bitcoin advances slightly after recent fall
Bitcoin advances slightly after recent fall

Bitcoin edged up modestly early Monday, as the most popular cryptocurrency in the world became steady after downbeat news last week. 

March 9, 2018
Bitcoin slides as broad selloff for cryptocurrencies extends
Bitcoin slides as broad selloff for cryptocurrencies extends

Selling strengthened for crypocurrencies on Friday, as the world's most popular cryptocurrency bitcoin dipped below $9,000. 

March 6, 2018
Bitcoin falls below $11,000, sliding from key mark
Bitcoin falls below $11,000, sliding from key mark

Bitcoin slid below the important $12,000 mark on Tuesday after a popular cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase was accused of unfairly profiting. 

March 1, 2018
A number of firms subpoenaed in a clampdown against fraudulent coin offerings
A number of firms subpoenaed in a clampdown against fraudulent coin offerings

US regulators have subpoenaed a lot of companies that are possibly breaching securities legislation, in a massive clampdown on fraudulent ICOs,...

Bitcoin firms, all eyes on SEC's probe into ICO industry
Bitcoin firms, all eyes on SEC's probe into ICO industry

The price of bitcoin firmed on Thursday, as the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has sent subpoenas to dozens of people and companies it...

February 23, 2018
Bitcoin dips below $10,000 mark as euphoric rally loses steam
Bitcoin dips below $10,000 mark as euphoric rally loses steam

The world's most popular crypto currency, bitcoin has dropped below $10,000 mark, just 36-hours after reaching $12,000. Bitcoin has touched a...

February 19, 2018
Swiss financial regulator releases guidance on ICOs
Swiss financial regulator releases guidance on ICOs

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA has encouraged digital currencies by issuing guidelines on initial coin offerings (ICOs)...

February 6, 2018
Bitcoin dips below $6,000 briefly
Bitcoin dips below $6,000 briefly

Bitcoin lost another 13 percent to below $6,000 on Tuesday, bringing the world’s most popular cryptocurrency to its lowest level in more...

February 5, 2018
Lloyds bank disallows purchase of bitcoins using credit cards
Lloyds bank disallows purchase of bitcoins using credit cards

Lloyds bank has made a decision to disallow purchasing bitcoins for its customers using credit cards as concerns arise it could find itself...

JP Morgan, Bank of America and Citigroup forbid customers to buy bitcoins with credit cards
JP Morgan, Bank of America and Citigroup forbid customers to buy bitcoins with credit cards

Three large U.S. banks - JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America Corp and Citigroup - announced that they no longer intend to allow their customers to buy...

February 2, 2018
Bitcoin extends decline, on track for worst week in 5 years
Bitcoin extends decline, on track for worst week in 5 years

Bitcoin dropped 9 percent on Friday, on course fore a weekly loss of more than 30 percent. The No. 1 cryptocurrency dipped below $9,000 mark for...

February 1, 2018
Bitcoin wobbles just above key $10,000 milestone
Bitcoin wobbles just above key $10,000 milestone

Bitcoin inched up above the $10,000 level on Thursday, having finished its worst month since 2015 amid rising scrutiny from regulators worldwide...

January 23, 2018
South Korea will outlaw anonymous bank accounts for cryptocurrency trading
South Korea will outlaw anonymous bank accounts for cryptocurrency trading

Starting January 30 South Korea will outlaw anonymous bank accounts for trading virtual coins, according to today’s statement by regulators....

January 18, 2018
Bitcoin climbs above $11,000
Bitcoin climbs above $11,000

Bitcoin recouped slightly its losses on Thursday, climbing above $11,000 on Thursday, as the most popular digital currency tried to recover after...

January 17, 2018
Bitcoin slips below $10,000, the first case since December
Bitcoin slips below $10,000, the first case since December

Bitcoin has fallen below $10,000, the level that occurred last time in December. The rate of a coin plunged to $9,958, though later it went up a...

January 15, 2018
Bitcoin firms above $13,000, Ripple dips
Bitcoin firms above $13,000, Ripple dips

Bitcoin was virtually flat on Monday, trading above the $13,000 mark, while Ripple prices declined. The bitcoin spot price ticked up 0.6% to...

December 28, 2017
South Korea intends to shut crypto-exchanges
South Korea intends to shut crypto-exchanges

The authorities of South Korea will consider various measures to limit speculation in the market of crypto-currencies, including a ban on opening...

December 26, 2017
Bitcoin bounces back from last week's huge fall
Bitcoin bounces back from last week's huge fall

Bitcoin climbed 10 percent in holiday-thinned trading on Tuesday, recovering from last week’s trough of below $12,000. 

December 20, 2017
Coinbase to offer trading of Bitcoin cash
Coinbase to offer trading of Bitcoin cash

Coinbase Inc., one of the largest U.S. digital exchanges said on Tuesday it is ready to add Bitcoin cash to its offerings to customers, giving a...

December 12, 2017
BlackRock consider rising bitcoin prices as sort of bubble-like valuations
BlackRock consider rising bitcoin prices as sort of bubble-like valuations

Belinda Boa, BlackRock’s money manager’s head of active investments for Asia-Pacific, told reporters in Hong Kong they consider rising...

December 11, 2017
Bitcoin futures fly high, getting over $18,000
Bitcoin futures fly high, getting over $18,000

Cryptocurrencies rush is in a new phase, as bitcoin futures leaped on Monday, adding to their value 21% at a much predicted launch. 

December 7, 2017
Bitcoin soars above $15,000 after rising $2,000 in 12 hours
Bitcoin soars above $15,000 after rising $2,000 in 12 hours

Bitcoin leaped above $15,000 to fresh record high on Thursday after rising more than $2,000 in fewer than 12 hours. 

December 4, 2017
Bitcoin scales record peak of nearly $11,800
Bitcoin scales record peak of nearly $11,800

Bitcoin reached a fresh record peak just below $11,800 on Sunday, continuing its rise from below $1,000 at the start of the year. 

December 1, 2017
Bitcoin soars to $10,500 after U.S. regulator allows futures
Bitcoin soars to $10,500 after U.S. regulator allows futures

Bitcoin recovered on Friday to touch the day’s peak above $10,500, bouncing back from an earlier fall below $9,500, after the U.S. Commodity...

November 30, 2017
Review: Bitcoin firm above $10,000
Review: Bitcoin firm above $10,000

Bitcoin firmed above $10,000 on Thursday after a highly volatile previous session. 

November 29, 2017
Bitcoin surpasses $10,000 for the first time
Bitcoin surpasses $10,000 for the first time

Bitcoin hit $10,000 for the first time as the agiotage around cryptocurrencies showed no sign of damping. 

Cryptocurrency as the most advanced investment and trading tool

Nowadays, investing in cryptocurrencies is one of the most popular financial tool among traders. While the financial regulators worldwide have been considering measures to regulate the cryptocurrency market and the possibilities of using the blockchain technology across the financial services, the world's largest exchange operators launched the bitcoin futures trading. Another popular model to attract investments is ICO, which allows companies to raise capital by issuing crypto tokens.

Follow the latest breaking news on cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrencies are more volatile and high-risk tools than practically any other type of asset. Among the main factors that affect their price there are government regulation, the latest financial technology trends as well as mining and news. For competent investing in assets based on the blockchain technology follow the latest Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies news.
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