Cryptocurrency news today 20 September
Team Cryptocoins.group presents to your attention our regular column – “the news of the cryptocurrency today”. Recall that in this column we publish news, which influence on the exchange rate of the cryptocurrency of the TOP 100 by market capitalization according to Coinmarketcap.
Thursday 20 September all of the top ten Coinmarketcap is trading in the green zone. The most impressive growth demonstrates XRP (+15%), 6,5% added Cardano, +4,5% in EOS. Other top cryptocurrencies have grown at around 3%, bitcoin and ether added 1.5%.
Yesterday evening it was reported about the hacking of the Japanese crypto currency exchange Zaif, under the management of the Tech Bureau and licensed by the Japanese regulator. From the accounts of the trading platforms was stolen about 60 million dollars in the cryptocurrency. First, the outflow of funds on a crypto currency exchange was seen September 14, however, the company has reported the incident only after measures have been taken for the protection and find the funds to compensate customers. At a time when the representatives of the crypto currency exchange has published an official statement, the price of bitcoin initially fell sharply to $6100, and then rose to $6500.
Analyst stock and cryptocurrency markets iBankCrypto published an article on Globalcoinreport, which stated the three reasons for a possible reduction in bitcoin to the end of September. First, on 16 and 17 September on bitcoin was recorded the lowest trading volumes since the beginning of the year. Second, at a meeting of the creditors of Mt. Gox, which will be held on 26 September, may rise the question of the immediate compensation, which would bring down the market. Third, 30 Sep SEC decides to launch a bitcoin ETF on the CBOE, and the next failure may also put pressure on the course of the first cryptocurrencies.
The head of the FSRA (financial controller Abu Dhabi) Richard Teng spoke at the conference on financial technologies. Teng remarked that proper regulation of the stock market is necessary to protect investors from financial crimes. The head of the FSRA also noted that developed by his organization legislation could be useful to the SEC, States, and European regulators. In conclusion, Richard Teng expressed his conviction that the arrival on the market of institutional investors will make the cryptocurrency industry more stable.
A representative SEC USA Esther pierce and herself vengeance calls on the government and his Commission to recognize digital assets and to provide them with a comfortable regulation. Pearce (nicknamed by the community “CryptoMemory”) has repeatedly noted the huge technological potential of cryptocurrencies and their benefits for many areas of the economy. SEC Commissioner expressed confidence that the regulator needs to lower the bar for the bitcoin ETF and noted that the current strict policy of SEC associated with misunderstanding of many aspects of the cryptocurrency industry.
German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz announced that he did not believe in the prospects of the cryptocurrency. According to the head of Finance, digital money will never replace Fiat, and the situation on the stock market is very similar to the “Tulip mania” a few centuries ago. Scholz also drew attention to the fact that to ensure the operation of the cryptocurrency services require a huge infrastructure, with real values, according to him, the digital currency does not have.
The Bitcoin Core developers released a new version of the Bitcoin Core wallet 0.16.3. It eliminates the possibility of forming a bloc, threatening the correct operation of all the node of the network, and corrects the error of mining, which could deprive the miner reward per block formation. In previous versions of the wallet was a chance of double spending, where the miner could lose the reward for the block formation at the rate of 12.5 BTC (about 80,000 dollars).
The Company Block.one, responsible for issuing tokens and EOS support some services cryptocurrency, introduced a new version 1.3.0 FOR the EOS. The developers have also promised a monthly update, focusing on reviews and user feedback.
The crypto currency exchange Bithumb announced the addition of the listing of Waves and ChainLink. Marketplace also carries out the action, in which each user will get a bonus of 1% of the Deposit made in WAVES or LINK.
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