Today's blockchain and cryptocurrency headlines
Bitcoin is up 10% at 5,624
Ethereum is up 10% at $124
and XRP is up 6% at 15 cents
Top gainers in the last 24 hours:
Steem Token up 151%
Dash up 29%
and Zcash up 18%
The Steem token saw a huge lift in price with Binance and Huobi vouching to support the Steem blockchain hard fork.
The S&P500 VIX (fear index) closed at all-time highs this week.
The FDIC has approved the deposit insurance application for Square.
Hawaii has announced a regulatory sandbox for digital currency issuers.
- Binance, Huobi to support Steem's hard fork into Hive; the steem token is up by 180% - The Block
- The S&P500 "Fear Index" closed at all time highs this week as volatility across assets remain near historic highs - The Block
- Square's new industrial loan company receives approvals ahead of planned 2021 launch - The Block
- Hawaii is establishing a regulatory sandbox for digital currency issuers - The Block