Tag: euro

Jan 22 2021

Banque de France Successfully Completes First CBDC Transactions

Jan 22 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  cbdc euro finance fintech

Banque de France (the French central bank) has announced the successful testing of its central bank digital currency (CBDC) in collaboration with multiple financial and tech groups. The experiment was considered to be successful on December 17th of 2020 but wasn’t announced until January 19th of this year via a press release. It was completed [...] The post Banque de France Successfully Completes...

The ECB Is Working on Launching the Digital Euro

Digitalization, especially in the finance sector, is gaining traction all over the globe. People are turning to digital ways of carrying out transactions as opposed to conventional methods. Not to be left out, the European Central Bank (ECB) has disclosed plans to launch the digital euro. Notably, it would only function as a digital...

Jan 07 2021

How to Buy Bitcoin With Euro?

Bitcoin price is displaying amazing performance. The market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies has touched $1 trillion. At the time of writing this, the Bitcoin price is sitting at USD 37181.70. This could be the right time to dive into the world of cryptocurrency. There are several ways to exchange your euros for Bitcoin. The simplest is to pay a...

Jan 06 2021

Bitcoin Lightning Startup Zap Goes Global, Adding Multiple Fiat Pairs, Stablecoins

Visa partner Strike is adding support for multiple fiat currency pairs plus stablecoins as part of its journey to become a “Bitcoin neo-bank.”

Dec 10 2020

German Bank Introduces First Euro Stablecoin

Bankhaus von der Heydt partnered with Bitbond to issue EURB stablecoin on the Stellar Network.

France Launches Crackdown on Cryptocurrencies

The French Finance Minister asked cryptocurrency providers to reveal the identity of crypto owners to curb terror financing.

Dec 01 2020

Christine Lagarde Bashes Bitcoin and Libra

The ECB president termed stablecoins as “risky assets” but praised the digital euro.

Oct 30 2020

Bitcoin Becomes the Best-Performing Crypto Among the Top 75

Bitcoin (BTC), the largest virtual currency in the market, became also the best performing coin in the last 24 hours among the top 75 coins. Altcoins are tanking […]

Oct 16 2020

Google Finance Now Lists Bitcoin First Ahead Of Top Forex Currencies

Oct 16 2020 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bitcoin btc btcusd btcusdc btcusdt

Bitcoin is maturing, suddenly becoming a respected asset that institutions, hedge funds, and even corporations are considering. The cryptocurrency shares many similarities with gold, giving it the attributes of a commodity, yet works equally as well as a currency. Due to this, Google Finance lists Bitcoin alongside of a batch of top forex currency trading pairs. However, at some point, Bitcoin quietly moved...

Oct 05 2020

Blow to Bitcoin as US Dollar Shows Signs of Further Strength This Week

Investors predicting sharp upsides in the Bitcoin market could meet a string of aversions from a bullish US dollar outlook. On Friday, the greenback inched higher–and the Bitcoin price slipped lower–after the news that Donald Trump and his wife Melania had tested positive for...

Oct 01 2020

3 Reasons Why Bitcoin Price Could Fall in Q4/2020

2020 has been a rollercoaster year for Bitcoin. The lockdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic earlier in the year pushed the crypto lower by almost 60 percent. Its crash shortly followed an equally aggressive rebound that took its price up by 220 percent. It is safe to say that Bitcoin is sitting in a...

Sep 30 2020

A “Flash Crash” Scenario Looms Over Bitcoin; Here’s Why

Bitcoin may undergo a significant price correction before the US presidential election due to its proximity to gold, hints Clem Chambers. The CEO of ADVFN – Europe's leading stocks and shares website,...

Sep 29 2020

Bitcoin Decouples from Gold, Stocks after Overnight Sell-Off, What’s Next?

Bitcoin did its own thing during the late Monday trading session. The benchmark cryptocurrency plunged suddenly towards $10,600 after maintaining intraday gains above the $10,800-support all day. The sell-off appeared despite a healthier macroeconomic outlook led by signs of progress...

Sep 28 2020

Bitcoin Analyst Alerts of Looming ‘Bear Cross’ as Price Jumps Higher

Even as the bitcoin price jumps against favorable macro fundamentals, a chartist sees the cryptocurrency moving downwards in the coming sessions. The pseudonymous analyst pitched a highly bearish scenario for BTC/USD on Monday. He envisioned that the pair's 50-day moving average would close below its 100-day moving average, leading to...

Sep 24 2020

Bitcoin May Break Below $9K on Wall Street Correlation: Stock Analyst

Any attempts from Bitcoin to secure higher price levels may fall short as long as its correlation with the US stocks sustains. So predicts Ronnie Moas, a stock market analyst heading Florida-based research firm Standpoint Research. He said in an early Thursday tweet that Bitcoin might fall by another $400 (or more) in the coming sessions. The expected downside move should come if...

Sep 23 2020

3 Crucial Reasons Why Bitcoin Could Fall Below $10K This Fall

Bitcoin faces the prospects of breaking below $10,000 after failing to extend a rally that pushed its price up by 70 percent earlier this year....

Sep 22 2020

Analysts Explain Why Bitcoin Bearish Correction Could Turn Worse

Bitcoin is trading almost 17 percent below its year-to-date high near $12,500. And, according to analysts at TradingShot, the downside bias is about to turn a lot worse. The independent market analysis portal spotted the benchmark cryptocurrency testing the support of a...

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