Bitcoin falls back below $9,000 after Japan adds to regulatory uncertainty
The cryptocurrency hit a low of $8,495.10 and was trading 3 percent lower near $8,600 as of 11:42 a.m. ET, according to CoinDesk's bitcoin price index.
Japan's Financial Services Agency plans to issue a warning against Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange Binance for operating in the country without registration, Reuters reported Thursday, citing a source familiar with the matter.
"We are in constructive dialog with Japan FSA, and have not received any mandates," Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao said in a tweet. https://www.cnbc.com/2018/03/22/bitcoin-...
UNCH - Reversal Pattern confirmed - more downsidepotential likely. BTC is following stockmarkets again
Opened @ 8.560
Closed @ 8.370
net gain 190 USD
Bitcoin fell 7 percent Monday, below $8,000.
Prices moved lower after Twitter announced it would ban advertising for cryptocurrencies, following Google and Facebook's crackdown that aims to protect investors from fraud.
The digital currency is down more than 42 percent year-to-date after starting this year above $13,000. https://www.cnbc.com/2018/03/26/bitcoin-...
Litecoin traded roughly 10 percent lower near $145 as of 4:08 p.m. ET, according to CoinMarketCap.
On Monday, the Litecoin Foundation, a nonprofit for advancing litecoin and an investor in LitePay, said on its website that LitePay CEO Kenneth Asare informed the organization a "couple days ago" that "he has ceased all operations and is preparing to sell the company."
"I am sorry for having hyped up this company and vow to do better due diligence in the future," litecoin creator Charlie Lee said in a tweet. https://www.cnbc.com/2018/03/26/cryptocu...
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Next days to watch: Will momentum accelerate or might be fading and keep BTC above the downtrendline.