Bitcoin Worth Over $9,200 as Top Cryptos See Growth

Friday, June 14 — Most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting moderate growth on the day by press time, as bitcoin (BTC) crossed the $9,200 mark. Market visualization courtesy of Coin360 Bitcoin is currently up over 6% on the day, trading around $9,250 at press time, according to Coin360. Looking at its weekly chart, the coin is up over 13%. Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: Coin360 Ether (ETH) is holding onto its position as the largest altcoin by market cap, which currently stands at just over $29 billion. The…

Top 5 Crypto Performers: NEO, LTC, BTC, ETH, XMR

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. The total market capitalization of cryptocurrencies had come scaringly close to breaking down below the $100 billion mark in mid-December of last year. At that time, sentiment was very weak and every rally was being sold on. There were talks of cryptocurrencies never…

New CryptoCompare Research Assesses Top Performers Among Crypto Exchanges

Cryptocurrencies data and indices provider CryptoCompare’s new research has assessed and ranked performance among cryptocurrency exchanges as of June 2019. To prepare the ranking of cryptocurrency exchanges, CryptoCompare analyzed data collected between May 1 and May 30 of the current year, considering a series of key components such as geography, legal and regulatory assessment, investment, company quality, data provision and market quality, and trade surveillance. Top performers are reportedly located in the United States, South Korea, and Japan, while Malta is underperforming in its resident digital currency exchanges. CryptoCompare states…

Bitcoin Worth Over $8,400 as Most Top Altcoins See Losses

Friday, June 14 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting moderate losses on the day by press time, as bitcoin (BTC) crossed the $8,400 mark again after breaching it earlier today. Market visualization courtesy of Coin360 Bitcoin is currently up over 2.8% on the day, trading around $8,420 at press time, according to Coin360. Looking at its weekly chart, the coin is up about 7.35%. Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: Coin360 American digital asset manager Grayscale claimed in recently published research that bitcoin vastly outperformed traditional wealth preservation assets…

Top 5 Crypto Performers: ATOM, LTC, BSV, BNB, XRP

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. For the past few days, cryptocurrencies have managed to hold onto a large part of their gains. This is a positive sign, as it shows that the bulls are not in a hurry to book profits. It is also comforting to see that…

Bitcoin Price Dips Back Under $8K as Top Cryptos See Moderate Losses

Saturday, June 8 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting moderate losses on the day by press time, as bitcoin (BTC) falls under the $7,900 mark. Market visualization courtesy of Coin360 Bitcoin is down nearly 3% on the day, trading around $7,870 at press time, according to CoinMarketCap. Looking at its weekly chart, the coin is down over 8%. Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: CoinMarketCap As Cointelegraph reported yesterday, cryptocurrency investment products and research firm CoinShares estimates that 74.1% of bitcoin mining is powered by renewable energy in…

3 Top Executives Depart Online Lending Fintech Startup SoFi

Fintech startup SoFi — known for its online lending services — has seen three of its top executives depart from the company, the Wall Street Journal reports on June 4. As Cointelegraph reported at the time, SoFi partnered with major United States-based crypto exchange Coinbase in February to roll out crypto trading support. Per the WSJ report, head of risk, Kevin Moss, the lender’s top capital markets executive, Ashish Jain, and marketing chief, Joanne Bradford, recently told CEO Anthony Noto about their plans to abandon their positions. All three have…

Top South Korean Utility to Co-Develop Blockchain System for Renewable Energy Certificates

South Korea’s largest power provider has signed a contract with two domestic power suppliers to establish a blockchain-powered system for transacting Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs). The news was reported by local energy news site Energy Daily on June 4. KEPCO — an acronym for the Korea Electric Power Corporation — is a $15.9 billion market cap corporation in which the South Korean government and state-controlled bank hold a majority stake; it has a “virtual monopoly” over power generation and distribution in the country, according to Asia-focused publication Nikkei. A business…

Bitcoin Price Approaches $8,600 as Top Cryptos See Slight Gains

Saturday, June 1 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting slight gains on the day by press time, as bitcoin (BTC) approaches the $8,600 mark. Market visualization courtesy of Coin360 Bitcoin is up just over 1% on the day, trading at $8,532 at press time, according to CoinMarketCap. Looking at its weekly chart, the coin is up over 6%. Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: CoinMarketCap Recently released research from United States-based blockchain intelligence firm Chainalysis indicates that only 1.3% of economic transactions for bitcoin came from merchants in…