First Middle Eastern Crypto Exchange
The first licensed crypto-exchange in the Middle East is to start operating in Bahrain tomorrow, June 15. The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) granted Palmex trading platform a license to create a "regulatory sandbox".
London Exchange Fancies Blockchain
The London Stock Exchange (LSE) is working on blockchain applications. It also became known earlier that soon the first blockchain company could be listed on the stock exchange.
Malware Mined 5% of All Monero
Experts at Palo Alto Networks believe that Monero malicious miners make up about 5% of the world turnover of this cryptocurrency. According to the study, illegal mining enriched the attackers by almost $ 100 million.
India Gives No Reason for Crypto Ban
The authorities of India could reverse the ban on cryptocurrencies as the government of the country does not support the earlier decision of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).The Reserve Bank could not explain why they blocked the accounts of cryptocurrency exchanges.
Thai ICO ‘High Five’
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of Thailand has announced a set of new legal regulations for cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICO). Its expected that the law will be introduced toward the end of June. As things stand, of the 50 ICO projects in the country, only 5 are set to meet the new registration requirements set by the regulator.
Siacoin Joins Binance
Binance, one of the largest currency exchange in the volume of trade, has announced it will offer trading in Siacoin (SC). The news of Siacoin being listing on Binance has had a positive impact on its price.
Blockchain Tested Against Fake News
An open source content filtering extension, the Adblock Plus is set to join the fight against fake news. The company behind the extension, Eyeo, will start using blockchain in its new product called the ‘Trusted News’, TechCrunch reports. The extension was launched in the beta version and is currently only available for Chrome.
Western Union Red Flags Crypto
Western Union says it will not start working with cryptocurrencies any time soon. Head of the company Hikmet Ersek believes that people prefer to use fiat instead of digital currencies, so there is no value in such integration. Ersek also thinks that central banks will never move towards recognize bitcoin as a currency.
At 13.30 (GMT+1) total cryptocurrency market capitalization stands at $281 billion
All Sports (+22,57%) showed the best growth in the top-100
TRON (+8,45%) showed the best growth in the top-10
The trading volume of cryptocurrencies for 24 hours reached to $ 16,2 billion (+1,7 billion per day)
- Bitcoin: $0,35 for 1 TH/s down
- Ethereum: $0,04 for 1 MH/s down
- BitcoinCash: $0,38 for 1 TH/s down
- Litecoin: $5,1 for 1 GH/s down
- Dash: $0,15 for 1 GH/s down
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By Ekaterina Ulyanova