Bitcoin Price Dips Despite Positive U.S. China Trade Talks

Bitcoin price slipped today as trade talks between the United States and China took a positive turn. According to reports, China may ease tariffs against US imports suggesting that a limited trade deal is in the works. Bitcoin Price Slacked Off from the $9,500 Level The Chinese Commerce Ministry announced Beijing and Washington had reached […]

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China’s Blockchain, Tech Stocks Surge on Xi’s Comments

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s pro-blockchain comments were credited as the main reason behind the crypto market rally that has defied all expectations since last Friday. However, Xi’s remarks also benefited local tech firms. Shenzhen Tech Index Up to Highest Level in 8 Months On Monday, most of the tech companies traded in China, especially those […]

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Ripple Effect From Bitcoin ‘Xi Pump’ Is Strong In China

It seems that the words ‘blockchain’ and ‘breakthrough’ were scarcely out of China’s President Xi’s mouth (albeit in the equivalent Chinese language form) before bitcoin price started to pump. Well 12 hours later, Primitive founding partner, Dovey Wan, noted some additional ripple effects caused by Xi’s comments. Bitcoin, Not Blockchain The fact that Xi’s proclamation […]

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China’s Inner Mongolia to Drive Out Cryptocurrency Miners

Authorities in China’s autonomous region of Inner Mongolia released a notice requiring local cryptocurrency mining firms to stop their operations, according to ChainNews. Is Inner Mongolia Starting a Trend Among China’s Authorities? China has enjoyed that status of the world’s hub for cryptocurrency mining since it hosts a good share of crypto miners who’re looking […]

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Three Things To Know About China’s Digital Yuan (Not a Cryptocurrency)

China’s central bank is reportedly making strides towards launching a digital currency (not a cryptocurrency) tied to the yuan. Here are three things to know about the proposed central bank digital currency (CBDC). Financial Monitoring and Control Anyone remotely familiar with China knows that electronic payments are already a huge part of the country’s socio-economic […]

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China Ready to Roll out State-Backed Digital Currency

According to an announcement from an official for the People’s Bank of China (PBOC), the country is nearly ready to unveil its new central bank digital currency (CBDC). Centralized Crypto-Currencies There’s been much talk recently in the Bitcoin space about digital payment technology getting picked up by centralized powers. Facebook Libra’s coin has been all […]

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Tether Finds Real-World Use Case In China-Russian Grey Market –

The grey market flow of cheap Chinese goods into the Russian market has established a real-world use case for Tether. Millions of dollars worth of USDT are being used every day to sidestep strict capital controls for remittances back to China. The Flow Of Rubles Into Tether OTC trading desks in Moscow are doing a roaring […]

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Bitcoin Price Wobbles As Trump China Trade Dispute Hits Asian Markets

Bitcoin price was displaying fresh volatility May 6 as global political and economic factors sparked broad uncertainty across markets. Bitcoin Comes Down From Weekly High Data from cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp, which tends to act as a lower benchmark for Bitcoin markets, put the cryptocurrency trading around $5600 at press time. Bitcoin is down around 1.8 […]

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