Bitcoin News 21 August 2017 – Japan Driving High Consumer Demand for Bitcoin

In the Bitcoin news today with the leading story that Japan’s top customer-to-customer (C2C) ticket exchange marketplace, Ticket Camp will be the first in the Japanese ticket industry to accept bitcoin.   The site has about 5 million users and processes approximately 5.8 billion yen per month – all of these users will now be exposed to Bitcoin thus creating more demand. In recent months, the Japanese Yen has dominated Bitcoin trading as more than 50% of Bitcoin has been traded in the currency. Bitcoin growth in the past two…

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Bitcoin News 18 August 2017 – Investors Globally Looking to Bitcoin

Bitcoin News Today and leading story for the day is the announcement that Fisco, a Japanese financial information company, announced that they have issued a Bitcoin bond. Since the Japanese made Bitcoin legal tenders in April 2017 much progress has been made in terms of adoption of the digital asset. A Bitcoin-backed bond would allow large institutions to store value and be more accepting of Bitcoin.   Digital Assets are getting closer to traditional investments. Just recently, it was reported that Bitcoin options, futures and an exchange-traded fund that track…

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Surfing the ICO Wave on the Waves Platform

What is Waves? A blockchain platform – Russia’s biggest A decentralized place for crowd funding A decentralized trading Exchange A tradable Cryptocurrency WAVES has real world tradable value on various exchanges   Key Features are:- WavesDex is the Decentralized Exchange Smart contracts a lot less complex as in Ethereum Tokenization, you can make your own custom tokens or cryptocurrencies Fiat Gateways – currency can be paid into bank account after trade KYC required for Fiat currency deposit and withdrawal But not cryptocurrency transactions   Watch this short video explaining the…

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Bitcoin News 14 August 2017 – Bitcoin Bull Run Stampedes over $4200

Bitcoin News Today and the Bitcoin price is extremely bullish! Hitting highs of more than $4200 on some Far East Exchanges – This bull run has been fueled by high demand by the Japanese YEN Market (46%) followed by the USD (23%) and the South Korean Won (13%).   When Japan made Bitcoin legal tender in their country on 1 April 2017, it energized the market and adoption by Consumers, Merchants, Investors as well as Institutional Investors is gaining more momentum. Japan has started a domino effect around the world…

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Bitcoin Setting New Highs over $4000 Fueled by Japanese Demand

The Bitcoin price has soared to new highs over $4000 and ramping up to $4183 on Cryptocompare. Many are questioning what the reasons for this surge in price. According to reports below, the Japanese Yen is the highest traded Bitcoin volume at this time.   This comes as no surprise.  In a bold step forward into the digital economy, Japan made Bitcoin a legal payment system on 1 April 2017, and since then there has been significant Institutional, Investor, Consumer and Merchant adoption.   The legality of Bitcoin and adoption…

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Bitcoin News 11 August 2017 – Bitcoin Price Blasts Past $3500!

Bitcoin News today leads with the Breaking News that the Bitcoin price has blasted past the $3500 level and heading upward. As Bitcoin trades around the clock, this could be a very interesting weekend ahead.   There could be a number of reasons why this price is moving to these new all time high levels. Firstly, SegWit was activated and then locked in on 8 August. SegWit on the Litecoin network has no issues emerge, which bodes well for Bitcoin. The development team has released a roadmap for SegWit2X, which…

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Bitcoin News 10 August 2017 – Institutional Investors Cannot Ignore Cryptocurrency Market

Bitcoin News Today and the top story is that Goldman Sachs is informing it’s big money clients that it’s getting harder for institutional investors to ignore the cryptocurrency market. The total market cap for cryptocurrency has grown to more than $120 billion. Bitcoin has grown more than 200 percent this year and by $1000 in the past month.   Fidelity users can now track their Bitcoin and cryptocurrency investments alongside more traditional assets.The R&D and innovation unit of Fidelity Investments is partnering with Coinbase Cryptocurrency Exchange, to make the feature…

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BREAKING NEWS – Bitcoin Price Shoots Past $3000 to New All Time High

BREAKING NEWS – the Bitcoin price has just shot past $3000 to a new all time high. This has come at the end of a historic week in the life of Bitcoin.     1 August saw the activation of SegWit (BIP148) which seemed to pass as a non-event. Later in the day, a miner activated hard fork activated and created a new cryptocurrency called Bitcoin Cash. Everyone who had Bitcoin in their personal wallet or in a participating exchange would have received the same quantity in Bitcoin Cash.  …

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Bitcoin News 4 August 2017 – The Birth of Bitcoin Cash and the Resilience of Bitcoin

Bitcoin news today – an eventful week saw the birth of Bitcoin Cash and the resilience of Bitcoin. Very quickly Bitcoin Cash shot to third place in terms of market cap but has since dropped into fourth place under Ripple, the protocol which has been adopted by many banks and payment networks globally.   source:  coinmarketcap.com   Bitcoin price stability is a testament to the fact that Bitcoin has strong fundamentals. In a new development, the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) has partnered with Gemini, the Bitcoin exchange backed by…

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Bitcoin News 3 August 2017 – Bitcoin Derivatives set to Ignite Prices

It’s the Bitcoin News, and what could be the news of the year leading as the top story today. Bitcoin derivatives are set to ignite prices as it is reported that the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) has partnered with Gemini, the Bitcoin exchange backed by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss. This is part of a bid to launch cryptocurrency derivatives trading. The reason this is such important news is that all big financial institutions have an account on the CBOE and this could fire up cryptocurrency prices like we’ve never…

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