Blockchain Daily Digest - August 27th, 2019

By Ellie Suen   Aug 27, 2019 1 Min Read

Blockchain Daily Digest - August 27th, 2019

1. Swiss Regulator Issues Banking Licenses to Two Blockchain Firm
- The Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) in Switzerland has issued banking and securities dealers’ licenses to Seba Crypto AG and Sygnum.  

2.  Australian Securities Exchange Partners with VMware to Go Blockchain in 2021
- Applying Blockchain to CHESS, the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) will use blockchain for its registry, settlement and clearing system by 2021.

3. Brazil Central Bank Puts Crypto under IMF Guidelines
- With the new classification under the International Monetary Fund guidelines, crypto will be categorized as non-financial products and accounted as goods in central bank’s balance sheets.

4. Report: Craig Wright must Forfeit 50% of Bitcoin in Court
- The judge recommended Wright should forfeit 50% of over 1 million bitcoins and the intellectual property rights associated with Bitcoin’s software.

5. 25-Year-old Pleads Guilty to Running Unlicensed Crypto Exchange
- Kunal Kalra pleads guilty for converting Bitcoin for cash for criminals with about $889,000 in liquid cash, 54.3 bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies which worth more than half-million dollars.

 

The Top 5 Cryptos At a Glance

#

Crypto

Symbol

Market Cap.

Price (US$)

Change % (24h)

Trading Vol. (24h)

1

Bitcoin

BTC

$182.94 bn

$10,220.86

-1.65%

$16.17 bn

2

Ethereum

ETH

$20.11 bn

$187.09

-2.42%

$6.69 bn

3

XRP

XRP

$11.53 bn

$0.27

-2.11%

$1.19 bn

4

Bitcoin Cash

BCH

$5.5 bn

$306.06

-2.02%

$1.27 bn

5

Litecoin

LTC

$4.61 bn

$73.09

-1.73%

$2.8 bn


About the author

Ellie Suen    📧
A blockchain enthusiast




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