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Cryptocurrencies edge higher after four-day rout, EOS flips Tether again

Jan 29, 2019

 

 
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Top 5 Cryptocurrencies sorted by 24 hour Volume

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Name Ticker Price 1H %Chg 24H %Chg 7D %Chg Market Cap Volume
Bitcoin BTC USD$3443.89 -0.23% -0.38% -4.43% USD$60,296,278,607 USD$5,893,540,268
Ethereum ETH USD$105.71 -0.34% 0.88% -10.91% USD$11,059,953,136 USD$2,923,514,993
EOS EOS USD$2.28 -0.48% 2.68% -6.19% USD$2,067,945,328 USD$804,623,030
Litecoin LTC USD$31.1 -0.3% 1.22% -1.79% USD$1,873,451,965 USD$711,490,999
XRP XRP USD$0.29 -0.6% -0.4% -9.53% USD$11,892,776,266 USD$477,890,033

Top 5 Cryptocurrencies sorted by 24 hour Price Percent Change

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Name Ticker Price 1H %Chg 24H %Chg 7D %Chg Market Cap Volume
TRON TRX USD$0.03 -0.6% 3.78% 3.37% USD$1,820,123,947 USD$287,154,180
EOS EOS USD$2.28 -0.48% 2.68% -6.19% USD$2,067,945,328 USD$804,623,030
Ethereum Classic ETC USD$3.96 -0.24% 2.28% -8.3% USD$427,615,383 USD$145,548,866
IOTA MIOTA USD$0.26 -0.81% 1.9% -16.05% USD$712,560,885 USD$7,523,995
Dash DASH USD$68.43 -0.33% 1.76% -4.62% USD$588,152,149 USD$164,930,696

 

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Crypto Market Recap

  • Cryptocurrencies bounced higher during midday trading after consistently falling since last Friday as the price of Bitcoin (BTC) is down 0.16% in the last 24 hours to USD$3,451.67. TRON (TRX) is leading the gains among major cryptocurrencies, up 4.18% in the last 24 hours to USD$0.027414. Ripple (XRP) and Ethereum (ETH), meanwhile, are each up 0.25% and 1.10% to USD$0.290633 and USD$105.89, respectively. Stellar (XLM) is continuing to fall, however, down 3.15% in the last 24 hours to USD$0.084410.

Crypto Developments in Financial Services

  • Ledger, a popular French-based cryptocurrency wallet hardware manufacturer, has launched a dedicated movie application, dubbed Ledger Live, for a suite of its products, as per an official company blog post on Monday. The blog post details that the mobile application will allow Ledger Nano X wallet holders to use their wallet without requiring a cable and/or Bluetooth connection. Additionally, Ledger wallet holders can use the mobile application for, “consultation mode,” which allows users to check their wallet balance information.

Crypto Regulatory Environment

  • The Central Bank of Iran may be set to ban, “unapproved,” cryptocurrencies from domestic use after publishing a report titled, “Obligations and Rules Regarding Cryptocurrencies.” A translation of the report reads, “any cryptocurrency wallets will be used only for holding and transferring cryptocurrencies and integrating any kinds of services in wallets using cryptocurrencies is forbidden.” The report does not detail which cryptocurrencies are/would be approved and disapproved.

General Crypto News

  • The BitTorrent token (BTT) sale conducted on the Binance Launchpad platform on Monday concluded in less than 15 minutes and sold out of all 50 billion tokens, bringing in about USD$7.1mm. BTT will be used for BitTorrent, a peer-to-peer file sharing network, to, “transact in computing resources shared between BitTorrent clients and any other participating service requesters and service providers.” Each BTT was priced at USD$0.00012.  
  • Charlie Lee, the creator of Litecoin (LTC) and vocal crypto pundit, took to Twitter to declare that he would begin to focus his efforts on making the aforementioned cryptocurrency more fungible. Less wrote on Twitter that, “fungibility is the only property of sound money that is missing from Bitcoin & Litecoin,” while adding that, “I am now focused on making Litecoin more fungible by adding Confidential Transactions.” Lee later discussed that confidential actions could be added to the Litecoin network through a soft fork, which is a source code modification that does not result in the division of a blockchain network.  
  • The Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) and Swisscom, a major Swiss telecommunications company, have announced the creation of an integrated, certified e-signature that enables users to legally authenticate a blockchain smart contract. As per a report by news outlet Cash, the two organizations developed a prototype for Ethereum-based smart contract verification through use of an e-signature that can take the place of handwritten signatures required under Swiss law.

 

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*Data in Price Return and Updated Real-Time (with a delay), Source: StockDio

Sources:

https://bitcoinist.com/bittorrent-ico-raises-7-1m-in-15-minutes/ 
https://coin360.io/  
https://coinmarketcap.com/  
https://cointelegraph.com/news/bittorrent-tokens-sold-out-in-under-15-minutes-netting-over-7-mln 
https://cointelegraph.com/news/desktop-crypto-asset-manager-ledger-live-launches-mobile-app-version 
https://cointelegraph.com/news/litecoin-creator-charlie-lee-to-make-coin-more-fungible-and-private 
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https://www.coindesk.com/iran-could-ban-bitcoin-for-payments-central-bank-report-suggests 
https://www.coindesk.com/iran-could-ban-bitcoin-for-payments-central-bank-report-suggests 
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