Crypto Roundup, March 8, 2021 – Bitcoin reclaims $50k after turbulent week

Market makes comeback amidst accelerating institutional adoption Since falling alongside the stock market early last week, Bitcoin has bounced beyond $50K, bringing most of the crypto market back into the green. The comeback was accompanied by a string of bullish headlines. Goldman Sachs has restarted its crypto trading desk and is considering launching a Bitcoin ETF, Charles Schwab isContinue reading “Crypto Roundup, March 8, 2021 – Bitcoin reclaims $50k after turbulent week”

Ethereum hits fresh highs as crypto market recovers

Altcoins shift up a gear after Bitcoin bounces back As the cryptocurrency market recovers from a steep pullback, Ethereum is rising out of a sea of red to hit all-time highs. The second-largest crypto has risen 11% on the week to hit $1,480, as Bitcoin has moved in the opposite direction. This follows suggestions from incoming treasuryContinue reading “Ethereum hits fresh highs as crypto market recovers”

Markets slip on China sanctions

Markets are red across the board this morning as virus case numbers creep up once again and the US prepares sanctions on Chinese officials involved in disqualifying opposition lawmakers in Hong Kong. This seems like a parting blow to China from the Trump administration. The FTSE is the only major index bucking the trend, gainingContinue reading “Markets slip on China sanctions”

Bitcoin hits record high followed by sharp sell-off

Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptoasset, reportedly hit a new all-time high of $19,510 yesterday, beating the previous high of $19,458 set in December 2017, according to the Financial Times (FT). The cryptoasset has risen 75% in the past three months. From lows in March it has returned a staggering 400%. The record high was disputed by someContinue reading “Bitcoin hits record high followed by sharp sell-off”

US Treasury and Federal Reserve clash over pandemic response

European markets have opened marginally more positive this morning, but today’s upcoming session has been clouded as officials in Washington clash over the pandemic response. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell found themselves in disagreement over several emergency lending programs that were started to support businesses during the Covid-19 pandemic. MnuchinContinue reading “US Treasury and Federal Reserve clash over pandemic response”

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