Bitcoin drops as China renews crackdown on cryptocurrency

Bitcoin drops as China renews crackdown on cryptocurrency

Bitcoin fell to the lowest level in more than a month after a report that Chinese regulators are cracking down again on the cryptocurrency, targeting mobile apps and online platforms used for trading. South Korea’s government is also debating how to contain the mania in digital assets after raiding two exchanges last week. Losses were […]

A Beginner’s Guide to TRON (TRX) Cryptocurrency

A Beginner’s Guide to TRON (TRX) Cryptocurrency

Since the inception of the very first bitcoin in 2008 and right after the rapid increase in bitcoin’s price , numerous other cryptocurrencies including Ethereum, Litecoin, Monero, Ripple, etc have been launched and introduced to the gargantuan market of cryptocurrency trading. Among the thousands of cryptocurrencies available at the moment, TRON has gained considerable popularity […]

5 Blockchain Developments Coming in 2018

5 Blockchain Developments Coming in 2018

Peter Loop is associate vice president and senior principal technology architect at Infosys , where he focuses on delivering enterprise cryptocurrency and blockchain ledger technologies, API management and cloud migration of enterprise systems. This article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2017 in Review opinion series. During the course of 2017, we saw big technology […]

Swift Signs Agreement With 7 CSDs to Explore Blockchain for Post-Trade

Swift Signs Agreement With 7 CSDs to Explore Blockchain for Post-Trade

Swift has signed a memorandum of agreement with seven central securities depositories to look into how blockchain can be used for post-trade processes, such as proxy voting. Revealed today, the agreement is with U.S.-based Nasdaq Market Technology, Russia-based National Settlement Depository, Switzerland-based SIX Securities Services, South Africa-based Strate, as well as the Abu Dhabi Securities […]

The top 10 cryptocurrencies are all plunging in a big sell-off

The top 10 cryptocurrencies are all plunging in a big sell-off

Markets Insider The 10 biggest cryptocurrencies by market capitalisation are falling on Tuesday morning. Declining Japanese and South Korean trading volumes blamed for spooking the market. Cryptocurrencies surged in 2017 but have been marked by volatility so far this year. Meanwhile, independent financial advisor deVere plans to launch a crypto app. LONDON — All of […]