A Bitcoin Worth More Than A Kilo of Gold22-02-2021
Gold has become cheaper than Bitcoin, with 1 kilogram of gold, the largest asset in the world, with Bitcoin pricing at $ 57,000 and above, setting a new record.
Interest Grows in North America's First Public ETF
Canada's first Bitcoin ETF attracted great interest by selling a total of over $ 100 million shares on the first day of its opening, and the total assets under management reached $ 421.8 million in two days.
SBI Holdings Plans To Invest in Bitcoin
Japan's giant financial firm SBI Holdings plans to set up a cryptocurrency startup and make cryptocurrencies one of the company's key earnings. Company CEO Kitao stated that the days when stocks and bonds were the only things people invested in are over and corporate interest will grow.
Tesla Generates More Profit From Bitcoin
The car giant Tesla has already earned $ 1 billion with its $ 1.5 billion investment in BTC. In fact, it turned out that Bitcoin made more profits than the electric car sales the company carried out all year.
Microstrategy Expands BTC Investments
Microstrategy announced that the sales of the bonds are over and they will invest in Bitcoin with $ 1.05 billion in revenue. The company, which currently has 71,079 BTC assets, will receive an additional 19,000 BTC, which means it will increase its BTC assets by 26%.
Bosch Began Work on Blockchain
Bosch, one of Germany's largest technology companies, announced that it has begun work on a functional blockchain network by partnering with blockchain technology company Fetch.ai. Fetch.ai announced that they want to bring together artificial intelligence technology with blockchain.
Preliminary Hearing Held at Ripple23-02-2021
A preliminary hearing was held yesterday against charges filed by the SEC office for selling securities against Ripple. It was 16 August for both sides to collect the charges and evidence.
Yellen Re-References Cryptocurrencies
U.S. Treasury Secretary Yellen noted that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are very speculative assets. In a statement, She warned investors not to invest in cryptocurrency assets. Following these statements, there was a sudden decline in the cryptocurrency market and a rapid recovery with it.
MoneyGram Has Stopped Partnering with Ripple
MoneyGram, the giant payment network, said in a statement that the use of Ripple's payment solution, ODL, has been suspended. MoneyGram, a money transfer company, was buying XRP from Ripple for the encouragement of XRP use every quarter in its deal with Ripple.
South Korea Decides to Tax Cryptocurrencies
South Korea's Ministry of Finance said in a statement that the tax system will be active in transactions in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies by 2022. The tax will apply to investors earning $ 2,200 and above yearly from cryptocurrency transactions by 20%.
Chief Investment Officer of Barclays Wealth & Investments Considers Bitcoin
Will Hobbs, Chief Investment Officer of a major wealth manager, said sharp declines in Bitcoin could be seen as interest rates rise. Hobbs also said he was staying away from Bitcoin investments due to sharp price fluctuations.
Michael Saylor: Buy Bitcoin and Wait Ten Years24-02-2021
Michael Saylor, CEO of MicroStrategy, the corporate company with the largest BTC assets, told CNBC that Bitcoin will increase 100 times. Saylor also classified Bitcoin as digital gold and advised investors who want to save money to buy Bitcoin.
Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Creates Blockchain Infrastructure
Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality will manage the subscription opening and closing processes in İSKİ and İGDAŞ via blockchain from now on. The municipality will also distribute ISMEK certificates on blockchain.
Square Buys $ 170 Million Bitcoin
Square company, owned by Twitter's CEO Jack Dorsey, announced that it has purchased 3.318 Bitcoins. With this BTC investment of $ 170 million, the company's total Bitcoin asset rose to 8.27.
Tether and Bitfinex Reconciled
The Tether case, which has been going on for more than two years, has been closed with the parties reaching a compromise. In the lawsuit led by the New York Attorney General's Office, a fine of $ 18.5 million was fined, and in addition Bitfinex and Tether were banned from serving citizens residing in New York.
Bill Gates: Digital Money Is A Good Thing
Bill Gates, one of the wealthiest people in the world, argued that there is no "bullish" in Bitcoin and that many people who are not as rich as Elon Musk should not take risks by investing in cryptocurrency. On the other hand, he stated that the use of digital money is a good thing, but that he finds anonymous transactions very dangerous.
Massive XRP Transfers Happen
Tracking cryptocurrency transfers, Whale Alert detected that 60 million XRPs had moved in the last 24 hours. Although some of them are the account addresses of individual individuals, some of the addresses that carry out this transaction also belong to large companies.
European Central Bank Seeks Veto Power for Stablecoins
Politicians and bankers in Europe worry that the stablecoin projects that big companies like Facebook are working on will disrupt the monetary order. For this reason, the European Central Bank wants to veto projects that may adversely affect the financial order.
Bitcoin ETF Continues to Attract Attention25-02-2021
BTCC, the first ETF in the North America region and became active last week, attracts great attention. It received an investment of approximately $ 100 million in the first hours of its start, and $ 564 million in the first 3 days.
Digital Yuan Used for the First Time
It is the first time that China has been working on it in a long time. The digital yuan is being used in the canteen of a university hospital selected as a pilot area in Shanghai, China.
Bank of Canada Considers Stablecoin
VersaBank, operating in Canada, announced on Wednesday that they are planning to produce a digital currency called VCAD, which will be backed by the Canadian dollar in its reserves.
Buying $ 1 Billion Bitcoin from Microstrategy
Microstrategy, the corporate company with the largest Bitcoin assets, announced in its press release on February 24 that it purchased 19,452 Bitcoins. Thus, the Bitcoin presence in the company's balance sheet increased to 90,531.
Ark Investment Management CEO Commenting on Bitcoin Correction
Cathie Wood, founder and CEO of Ark Invest Management, said in an interview with Bloomberg that the Bitcoin correction is quite healthy. Stating that they are positive about Bitcoin, the CEO added that he is happy about this correction in BTC.
$ 5 Million Worth of Bitcoin Relocated for First Time Since 201026-02-2021
It was determined from chain data that more than 100 Bitcoins were transferred between wallets. The aforementioned BTCs moved for the first time since 2010, and BTC was trading at $ 0.08 at that time.
JP Morgan Analysts Find 1% BTC Investment Beneficial
Wall Street banking giant JP Morgan stocks to allocate 1% of the portfolio to Bitcoin for investors; He said it would act as a hedge against fluctuations in traditional asset classes such as bonds and commodities.
Ethereum Optimism Update May Come in March
The scalability issue and high transaction fees in the Ethereum network continue to be a problem for Ethereum. However, the 2000 transaction per second capacity Optimism offers can greatly reduce the network problem. The update is expected to arrive in March.
177-Year-Old Swiss Bank to Offer Cryptocurrency Service
Bordier & Cie SCmA, a Swiss bank founded in 1844, announced in its press release today that it will provide cryptocurrency trading services. "We have seen an increasing demand from our customers to diversify alternative asset classes such as digital assets," Bordier's managing partner said in a statement on the subject. said.
Opera Browser Launches Crypto Trading
Opera web browser users will be provided with cryptocurrency purchases directly from the application, thanks to the partnership established by the company. Standing out with its focus on privacy, Opera is currently the fifth most used internet browser in the world.
Chainlink Announces Biggest Update of All Time
Chainlink is launching Off-Chain Reporting, a scalability upgrade to make more data available on the chain. This update will open Chainlink to applications beyond the price streams for which it is famous, and will also provide many other uses.
Grayscale Receives 15 Thousand ETH in One Day from Bottom Prices
With the Ethereum price dropping from $ 2000 and falling to the 1400s, Grayscale purchases accelerated and more than 15,000 Ethereum purchases were made in one day. On the other hand, demand for ETH futures in CME continues unabated.
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