Category: Litecoin

Markets Update: BCH and BNB Outperform Leading Crypto Assets

Markets Update: BCH and BNB Outperform Leading Crypto AssetsDespite the cryptocurrency markets appearing increasingly bullish, the leading crypto assets have posted mixed results in recent weeks. While BCH and LTC have made significant gains over BTC in recent months, ETH and XRP have lost value against BTC for much of 2019. Also Read: The Number of Crypto Exchanges Offering Margin Has Multiplied BTC […]

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Bitcoin Cash Futures Volumes: A Prelude to the Recent BCH Price Appreciation

Over the last few weeks, there’s been a lot of attention focused on bitcoin cash (BCH) doubling in value and the $10 million worth of BCH-based futures being swapped on the Crypto Facilities platform every month. Last month, Crypto Facilities saw close to $50 million in BCH contracts. Since then, the popular Huobi exchange has […]

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Bibox Exchange to Launch Leveraged BCH Perpetual Contracts

Bibox Exchange to Launch Leveraged BCH Perpetual ContractsEstonia-based Bibox exchange is to launch bitcoin cash (BCH) and litecoin (LTC) perpetual trading contracts on April 12, with leverage of up to 50x. Priced in tether (USDT) – the US dollar-pegged stablecoin – the cryptocurrency derivatives are targeted at both institutional and retail investors. Also read: ‘This is Not an ICO, Just Barter’ – […]

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Markets Update: BTC Longs Hit New Low for 2019, ETH Longs Test ATH

Markets Update: BTC Longs Post New Low for 2019, ETH Longs Test ATHIn recent market action, BTC shorts have increased by 20% during the last two weeks, while longs have continued to slide for the fourth straight week to consistently post lower lows for 2019 so far. In other markets, ETH shorts have dropped by nearly 50% while longs have pushed into new all-time highs, and LTC […]

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Active Development for Most Bitcoin Forks Evaporates

Active Development for Most Bitcoin Forks EvaporatesA report published by Electric Capital has estimated that the number of developers working on public cryptocurrencies has doubled since January 2018. The research found that Ethereum has the largest development team of all established crypto assets, with 216 developers contributing to its codebase each month on average. Also Read: EY Executive Says Bitcoin Has […]

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Markets Update: BNB, LTC, and XLM Pop, Top Cryptos Consolidate

Markets Update: BNB, LTC, and XLM Pop, Top Cryptos ConsolidateThis past week’s action has seen most leading markets produce little volatility, with the cryptocurrency meta-trend appearing to comprise consolidation while traders wait to see whether BTC can break above $4,000 for the third time in 2019. However, among the top 10 crypto assets by market cap, LTC, XLM, and BNB have been able to […]

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Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Struggle to Surpass Upper Resistance

Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Struggle to Surpass Upper ResistanceCryptocurrency markets have been looking more optimistic but many digital assets are still struggling to surpass upper resistance in order to move forward. On Friday, March 8, trade volumes have increased, showing a quick spurt of renewed energy but market indicators suggest there a few more hurdles ahead. Also read: An In-Depth Look at Ethereum’s […]

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Social Investment Platform Etoro Launches in 30 US States

Social Investment Platform Etoro Launches in 30 US StatesSocial investment and trading platform Etoro has announced the launch of its platform and cryptocurrency wallet in 30 U.S. states and two territories. In America, users will have access to invest in BTC and 12 other cryptocurrencies at launch, with more to be added throughout the year. The Etoro wallet will initially support bitcoin core, […]

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Turkish Real Estate Agency Sells 9 Houses for BTC

Turkish Real Estate Agency Sells 9 Houses Using BTCTurkish real estate agency Antalya Homes has sold nine properties to date using bitcoin core, mostly to foreign buyers. The houses cost a minimum of €30,000 each (~$33,900) said the agency, which also accepts bitcoin cash, ethereum, stellar, ripple, litecoin and tether. Also read: Nordea Bank Faces Allegations of Laundering Russian Millions ‘Crypto Purchases of […]

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Venezuelan Government Launches Cryptocurrency Remittance Service

Venezuelan Government Launches Cryptocurrency Remittance ServiceThe government of Venezuela has begun offering a cryptocurrency remittance service. Remittances can be sent using two types of cryptocurrency. The service was launched by the Superintendency of Cryptoassets and Related Activities, the country’s main crypto regulator, which has also set a monthly limit and a commission per transaction. Also read: SEC Chair Explains Key […]

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Feb Volume Report: Leading Markets Post Strongest Month Since Q1 2018

For many leading markets, February produced the largest monthly volume since the first quarter of last year, with 30-day BTC trade activity surpassing $200 billion, and ETH exceeding $100 billion. Also Read: Report: Quadriga’s 6 Cold Wallets Have Been Without Funds Since April 2018 BTC Volume Surpasses $200 Billion for February February saw the highest […]

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Maduro’s Petro Becomes More Accessible, but Scrutinized by Venezuelans

Maduro's Petro Becomes More Accessible, but Scrutinized by VenezuelansFor a while now people were skeptical about the Petro network and questioned whether or not it even existed. Many Venezuelan citizens explained over the last few months that they hadn’t seen the new asset being used in the wild. However, recent reports detail that there are a few new methods available for residents who […]

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Bitcoin Whales Have Accumulated Thousands of Coins in the Last 2 Months

Bitcoin Whales Accumulate Thousands of Coins in the Last Two MonthsCryptocurrency markets experienced a long bearish cycle last year which has continued into 2019. With some of the top cryptocurrencies like bitcoin cash (BCH) and bitcoin core (BTC) losing significant fiat value, large holders, otherwise known as ‘whales,’ have been able to accumulate massive amounts of digital assets. According to the top 100 rich list […]

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Markets Update: Altcoins Gain on BTC

Markets Update: Altcoins Gain Against BTC Amid ConsolidationThe recent bounce in the value of many leading cryptocurrencies relative to fiat currency has comprised the first bullish action in several months. Since bottoming out during the third quarter of 2018, many leading altcoins have made significant bullish moves against BTC. Also Read: BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik Terminates His Hunger Strike BTC and BCH […]

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Cryptocurrency Can Now Be Purchased at 10,000 French Tobacco Shops

A partnership between French company Digycode and national point of sale (POS) provider Ingenico has gone live, making it possible to buy cryptocurrencies offline at 10,000 tobacco shops in France – just under half of the total number of licensed tabacs in the country. BTC, ETH, LTC, XRP, and DASH are currently available, with BCH […]

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Markets Update: BTC Tests $4,000, BCH and ETH Test $150

Markets Update: BTC Tests $4,000, BCH and ETH Test $150The cryptocurrency markets have produced several days of bullish price action, with BTC testing resistance near $4,000 for the time in five weeks today. In doing so, it’s broken the 100-day moving average for the first time in 272 days. In other market action, both BCH and ETH rallied to test resistance near $150, and […]

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Most of 2017’s Leading Cryptocurrencies by Market Cap Have Crashed Out of the Top 15

Few Markets Retain Top Market Cap Ranking After Bull CycleMany cryptocurrencies rose and fell during the 2017 bull market and subsequent year of bearish retracement. While the top four crypto assets by market cap have remained the same over the last two years, more than half of the leading markets as of Feb. 19, 2017 have since fallen from the top 15. Also Read: Markets […]

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Post Office in Liechtenstein Now Sells BTC

Post Office in Liechtenstein Now Sells BTCThe government-owned post office in Liechtenstein has begun offering a cryptocurrency exchange service. Initially, the post office in the capital city of Vaduz will sell BTC, with four more cryptocurrencies planned. The service is in partnership with Zug-based Värdex Suisse, the operator of “the largest crypto ATM network in Switzerland.” Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves […]

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Stablecoins Dominate Currency Pairings for Leading Crypto Assets

Amidst the ongoing cryptocurrency bear market, stablecoins have continued to gain prominence, with USDT currently comprising the dominant pairing for three of the four largest cryptocurrencies by market cap.  Also Read: Localbitcoins Trade Surges in Latin America and East Asia USDT Comprises Dominant Pairing for 3 of Top 4 Cryptocurrencies by Market Cap According to Cryptocompare, […]

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Report Claims 85% of the Monero Network Dominated by ASIC Miners

Report Claims 85% of the Monero Network Overshadowed by ASIC MinersOver the last few years, certain cryptocurrency networks have tried to block ASIC mining with many fruitless attempts to forge ASIC-resistant protocols. Multiple cryptocurrency developers have attempted to brick ASIC miners, but with scant success. A perfect example is the privacy-centric digital currency Monero, a project that has tried to fork the software multiple times […]

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Gainers and Losers: BTT Falls From Daily Gainers, Grin Sits Among Weekly Losers

Gainers & Losers: BTT Falls From Daily Gainers, Grin Sits Among Weekly LosersThe bullish surge across the cryptocurrency markets has ranked several high profile projects among the top gainers and losers – a distinction predominantly reserved for crypto assets with meager market caps. As of this writing, litecoin (LTC) is the 17th-top gaining cryptocurrency of the last 24 hours after gaining 26%, while the heavily hyped bittorrent […]

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BCH Publishing App Honest Cash Partners With Patreon Alternative Bitbacker.io

On Wednesday, Feb. 6, the Honest Cash publishing platform powered by bitcoin cash partnered with the cryptocurrency focused Patreon alternative Bitbacker.io. The new partnership aims to bolster the Honest Cash and Bitbacker user base by providing individuals with the means to crowdfund projects while at the same time being incentivized with BCH for sharing unique […]

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Coinbase Noncustodial Wallet Adds BTC Support and Plans to Add More Assets

Coinbase has announced support for bitcoin core (BTC) in the company’s noncustodial wallet. The wallet was originally originally dedicated to ethereum (ETH), ethereum classic (ETC), ERC721 and ERC20 tokens. The San Francisco based company plans to add more currencies to the wallet in the near future. Also Read: The Daily: F1 Team Gets Crypto Sponsor, Dubai […]

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January Markets Report: MKR, TRX and ZEC Among Top 10 by Volume

The first month of 2019 has seen a slight decline in 30-day trading volume across many leading markets. Bucking the trend, however, were ETH, LTC, MKR, TRX, and ZEC, all of which saw a significant spike in trade activity. Stablecoins have continued to see an increase in trade activity, with ckusd and the Gemini dollar […]

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