Today's bitcoin price continues to fluctuate, as most of the market currencies rise. Checkout.com, a London-based payment processing platform, has just joined the Libra Association.
Today's bitcoin price continues to fluctuate, as most of the market currencies rise.
Bitcoin price index today 29/4 (source: CoinDesk)
Today's bitcoin price recorded at 6:10 at US $ 7,779.36, a slight increase of 0.003% compared to the previous 24 hours.
During the day, the price of bitcoin ranged from $ 7,677.18 to $ 7,793.64.
On the market, 74 of the top 100 coins by market value increased compared to the previous 24 hours.
In the top 10, all currencies increased from 1% to 10% compared to the previous 24 hours.
Top 10 currencies according to market value on April 29 (source: CoinMarketCap)
•Ethereum rose 0.8% to $ 198.32.
•Ripple surged the most in the top 10 at 9.64%, recording a price of $ 0.2163.
•Tether increased by 0.09% on the day, reaching USD 1.01.
•Bitcoin cash increased by 0.52% in the last 24 hours, to $ 243.46.
•Bitcoin SV rose to $ 195.57, 0.95% higher than the previous 24 hours.
•Litecoin increased by 2.52% to USD 45.70.
•Binance coin increased slightly by 0.26% on the day, reaching $ 16.43.
•Eos is priced at $ 2.77 after rising 1.04% in the last 24 hours.
•Tezos increased 1.2% to 2.74 USD.
•The total value of the digital currency market recorded at 6:17 at US $ 225.1 billion, an increase of US $ 1.75 billion compared to the previous 24 hours.
Total value of digital currency market on 29/4 (source: CoinMarketCap)
The market's 24-hour trading volume reached US $ 125.93 billion, down 7.46% compared to April 28.
BitMex closed its Japan branch because of tight management
BitMex, one of the world's largest cryptocurrency derivatives exchanges, is executing new management orders and closing services in Japan for all traders in Japan.
BitMex announced on April 28 that it will stop providing services to Japanese nationals starting on May 1 when Japan issues new regulations.
Earlier this month, the Japanese Cabinet decided to put in place management of any derivative transactions and fund management. Information explained:
"This restriction is intended to meet the requirements from the Law on Financial Instruments and the Law on Exchange and Payment Services of Japan, effective May 1, 2020".
Checkout.com payment processor joins the Libra Association
Checkout.com, a London-based payment processing platform, has just joined the Libra Association.
In a post on April 28, Checkout.com founder and CEO Guilaume Pousaz said blockchain could potentially provide some benefits for global transaction processing.
Notably, Checkout.com was the first payment processor to join the association after US payment giants Visa, Mastercard and Stripe withdrew from the money stabilization project in October 2019.