Tag: cryptocurrency market


Vast Bank exits cryptocurrency market, closes crypto banking mobile app

February 5, 2024

Via: FinTech Futures

Launched in 2021, the app enabled the bank’s customers to buy, sell and hold cryptocurrency through partnerships with German software firm SAP and crypto exchange Coinbase. Upon the launch, Vast Bank claimed it had become the first bank in the […]


Digitisation is underway for Visa, MasterCard and other payment giants

September 30, 2020

Via: FinTech Futures

But the paradigm seems to be changing. The number of blockchain wallet users around the world has grown significantly since 2016, reaching 50.71 million, according to a 2020 Statista report. And this number continues to grow as the global economic […]

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Bitcoin turns 10 — how it went from an abstract idea to a $100 billion market in a decade

October 31, 2018


Ten years ago, as Lehman Brothers was declaring bankruptcy and the global economy was lurching into recession, the idea for an alternative currency was being quietly built online. On October 31, 2008 bitcoin was born — and in the past […]

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Crypto selloff takes a breather, market cap back above $200 billion

August 15, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Prices of digital currencies are trading higher Wednesday, bucking the recent trend which saw as much as $20 billion wiped off the market cap of cryptocurrencies to begin the week. Bitcoin BTCUSD, +5.34% the world’s biggest digital currency, is trading […]