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Crypto Recap July 17: BTC Soars Above 7k, GS Appoints Crypto-Friendly CEO

Author: CoinLive News Team Jul 18, 2018 at 06:02

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Goldman Sachs Confirms Appointment of Crypto-Friendly CEO

Leading investment bank Goldman Sachs has today confirmed the appointment of a new crypto-friendly CEO.

SEC Flooded with Positive BTC ETF Comments

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has received an influx of comments on behalf of cryptocurrency enthusiasts on the matter of the approval of a Bitcoin ETF.

The Bitcoin Price Is Up 10% In 24 Hours To Over $7,000 -- What's Pushing It Up?

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Litecoin's Lee: Bank Deal Might Lead to New Crypto Services

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Mastercard Wins Patent for Speeding Up Crypto Payments

Mastercard won a U.S. patent on Tuesday for a method of speeding up cryptocurrency payments.

Japan Revamps Financial Regulatory Agency to Address Issues in FinTech, Cryptocurrencies

Japan has overhauled its financial regulator, the Financial Services Agency (FSA), in order to better deal with fintech-related fields...

Canada’s Large Credit Union Coalition Joins Blockchain Consortium R3

The Large Credit Union Coalition (LCUC), a group comprising of the chief information officers (CIOs) of the 16 largest credit unions in Canada, has joined New York-based...

Japan’s GMO Internet to Use Blockchain in Its New Online Banking Business

Japanese internet services giant GMO Internet Inc. has today launched a new internet banking business that will leverage blockchain as a central part of its technological arsenal. 

Japan: Major Finance Firm SBI Opens Its Crypto Exchange to Traders

Japanese internet giant SBI Holdings formally launched the public version of its cryptocurrency exchange VCTRADE, according to an official announcement July 17.

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