Bitcoin surge continues full-steam into 2021
S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) is launching global cryptocurrency asset index capabilities with Lukka, a New York City-based crypto asset software and data company, making it the latest major finance company to enter the nascent asset class.
New York-based Nasdaq, the world's second-largest stock exchange, has listed CIX100, an index of crypto market’s top 100 performers. Powered by artificial intelligence, the CIX100 is created by crypto data provider Cryptoindex.com.
Cryptocurrency trading platform INX, plans to raise up to $130 million through an IPO in the U.S., an industry first.
Bitcoin rose to a record high above $19,000 toward the end of last year, but has since fallen dramatically as authorities have stepped up their scrutiny of cryptocurrency trading.
Venezuela on Tuesday became the first country to launch its own cryptoasset.
The value of bitcoin may be down more than 50% from its highs in December but that doesn't stop Iceland from becoming one of the world's prime locations for energy-hungry cryptocurrency servers. Companies have flooded the Nordic island nation
Lloyd's Bank, Britain's biggest mortgage lender, is taking the step of banning its customers from buying Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies using their credit cards from today, according to a report in the Daily Telegraph.
ICOs have been making headlines for quite some time.
The Russian authorities have agreed to regulate the crypto-currency market, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Wednesday, cited by TASS news agency.