Commonwealth Bank Claims Success in Global Trade Blockchain Trial

NEWS Jul 30, 2018 at 06:00 UTC  |  Updated  Jul 30, 2018 at 07:11 UTC The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has announced the completion of a cross-border shipment that utilized blockchain to track goods in the supply chain. The multinational, one of Australia’s “Big Four” banks, said in a statement on Monday that some 37,000…

Japan Self-Regulatory Crypto Exchange Association Considers Trading Cap for Some Clients

The Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA) will obligate its member exchanges to place limits on the trading activity of some clients, Cointelegraph Japan reports today, July 28. The self-regulatory body has reportedly established a policy of to require its member crypto exchanges to place maximum limits on the volumes traded by the exchanges’ customers.…

Rejection Aside, Calls for a Bitcoin ETF Are Only Escalating

Karma is real. Just as the crypto community was – not so secretly – displaying its joy over Facebook’s historic stock loss, bitcoin’s price took a surprising drop below $8,000. A reaction to the news that bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF), one proposed by brothers and co-investors Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, had been rejected for the second time, it…

Thai Bond Market Association to Launch Blockchain-Based Registrar Bond Service Platform

The Thai Bond Market Association (TBMA) will deploy a blockchain-powered solution on its registrar service platform, local news agency Bangkok Post reports July 28. The new registrar service platform, which is scheduled to be introduced this year, intends to provide a faster bond certificate issuance and, in turn, boost the liquidity of the secondary market,…

10,000%: Pantera Reports Massive 5-Year Crypto Investment Return

Cryptocurrency investment firm Pantera Capital reported a more than 10,000 percent lifetime return on Friday, coming five years after its formation. In an email, co-chief investment officers Dan Morehead (who is also CEO) and Joey Krug shared the figure as they celebrated the fund’s fifth anniversary. Perhaps unsurprisingly, they’re still bullish about bitcoin, particularly in…

Four Catalysts Driving Bitcoin Higher, According to Spencer Bogart

Bitcoin has had quite the year. It hasn’t all been good, with the digital currency dropping below the $6,000 price mark at the end of June. But recently Bitcoin has redeemed itself, witnessing strong gains over the last week. So that brings up the question of whether there are catalysts driving Bitcoin higher. If not…

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, and Litecoin Added to Skrill

Formerly known as Moneybookers, the popular online payment operator Skrill has just announced big news in the crypto space. Skrill adds coins, including Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and Litecoin (LTC). We know lots of people want to experiment with #cryptocurrency trading but don’t know where to start, so we made the entire…

Crypto Daily News: Crypto Market Falls and CME Altcoin Futures Put On Hold

In today’s edition of Crypto Daily News, we’ll cover the crypto market taking a hit after an SEC ruling, and the CEM announcing that altcoin futures aren’t going to be released anytime soon. Crypto Daily News: July 27th, 2018 Crypto Market in the Red Yesterday, CNBC reported big news that caused the entire crypto market…

$1 Billion Chinese Blockchain Fund Denies Report of Government Pull-Out

NEWS Jul 27, 2018 at 06:00 UTC  |  Updated  Jul 27, 2018 at 07:31 UTC A $1 billion Chinese blockchain fund launched in April has denied a report that the local government will withdraw its financial support following the leak of a recording involving a former partner of the fund. The news report in question, published by China…