Key Facts of the Past 12 Hours - 5.12
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News and crypto rates update from the past 12 hours to keep you informed and up to date with the latest events that shape up the cryptocurrency world.


At 07:30 (GMT) total cryptocurrency market capitalization stands at $124.80 billion.


ErisX cryptocurrency trading platform closed a round of financing for Series B, managing to raise $27.5 million from such companies like Bitmain, ConsenSys, Fidelity Investments, Nasdaq Ventures, and Monex Group.

Nasdaq’s Vice President of media team, Joseph Christinat, has announced the exchange would launch bitcoin futures in the first half of next year.

The Swiss Minister of Finance, Ueli Maurer rejected a possible blockchain law at the Infrachain conference in Bern.

According to Founder & CEO of Binance, Changpeng Zhao (CZ), most of the 500+ “Binance employees” on LinkedIn are scammers.

Blockchain-based startup Ripple and NEM have gathered together to found a blockchain association — "Blockchain for Europe".

Former Israeli Prime Minister, Ehud Barak, has publicly compared digital currencies to illegal and fraudulent Ponzi schemes.

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