Buying Bitcoin: what you need to know

With Bitcoin investing now available on the eToro platform for clients in the Netherlands, we would like to take this opportunity to cover some of the basics of buying Bitcoin for beginners. So, if you don’t know your Bitcoin from your blockchain, this article is here to help. Is there a Bitcoin barrier to entry?Continue reading “Buying Bitcoin: what you need to know”

Volatility drops in directionless digital asset market

Will sideways trading give way to volatility as Grayscale shares unlock? A summer lull has descended on the digital asset market, as Bitcoin struggles to find clear direction amidst an ample supply of both bullish and bearish headlines. Visa said on Wednesday that more than $1 billion worth of crypto has been spent using their crypto cards in theContinue reading “Volatility drops in directionless digital asset market”

DeFi boosts market as Bitcoin taps on $35K

Compound jumps 40% while Aave and Uniswap enjoy 20% gains As Ethereum has pushed almost 10% higher this week, Bitcoin has drifted sideways on mixed headlines. The Chinese clampdown on mining continues to drive uncertainty in the market, along with the ramp up of regulatory discussion in the U.S. Yet this is matched by equal amounts of positive news, with Michael Saylor’s BitcoinContinue reading “DeFi boosts market as Bitcoin taps on $35K”

Crypto Roundup, February 15, 2021: Bitcoin approaches $50K after historic week

Litecoin breaks $200 and Ethereum nears $2K as corporate America embraces Bitcoin The Bitcoin rocket has blasted to new highs above $49K after Tesla’a $1.5bn treasury allocation triggered a buying frenzy last Monday. As the week continued, more bullish news hit the headlines. Twitter said it was considering adding Bitcoin to its balance sheet, and BNY Mellon and Deutsche Bank revealedContinue reading “Crypto Roundup, February 15, 2021: Bitcoin approaches $50K after historic 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”

Altcoins spring higher as Bitcoin lingers below $40K

Ethereum and competitors outperform the leading crypto with double-digit gains As Bitcoin takes a breather and prices linger around $35K, the cryptocurrency market is staying in the global spotlight. Last week, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey championed Bitcoin in a tweet explaining Trump’s Twitter ban, shortly before institutional investment fund Grayscale reported a record day of fundraising, andContinue reading “Altcoins spring higher as Bitcoin lingers below $40K”

Clock ticking on Brexit deal, still no agreement on stimulus package

European markets are mixed this morning as the EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier warns there are mere hours left to secure a trade deal between the UK and the bloc. Sterling has dipped by 0.5% against the dollar, which in turn has helped the FTSE 100 gain by a similar amount due to its overseasContinue reading “Clock ticking on Brexit deal, still no agreement on stimulus package”

UK approves Pfizer vaccine, US closes at record highs

The UK has become the first Western country to approve a Covid-19 vaccine, giving emergency authorisation for Pfizer-BioNTech’s 95% effective solution. The jab could be rolled out as early as next week, with frontline workers and the most vulnerable likely to be at the head of the queue. The vaccine does present logistical challenges givenContinue reading “UK approves Pfizer vaccine, US closes at record highs”

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