BNP Paribas Pilots Real-Time Corporate Payments on the Blockchain for Large Corporate Clients

BNP Paribas, one of the world’s top banks, announced that it has processed real-time payments for two of its longstanding corporate clients, Amcor, a global leader in packaging solutions, and Panini Group, an international leader in collectables and trading cards using blockchain technology. BNP Paribas has successfully processed and cleared payments in various currencies for […]

Bitcoin Breaches All-Time High Market Cap (In Several Ways)

Bitcoin is surging. The exchange rate of the leading digital currency broke the $800 mark earlier this week, to reach a two-year high of about $875 today. The all-time high of over $1,100 or even over $1,200 depending on the exchange, may very well be tested soon. Arguably, an even more important milestone has already […]

Comparing Digital Currencies? Market Cap Doesn’t Tell the Whole Story

To track the progress and value of a digital currency, most people go to a website like CoinMarketCap or to see the different tokens ranked by their current market capitalization. A digital currency’s market cap is the total supply of coins multiplied by the token’s current market price. While nothing else really comes close […]

Bitcoin a Safe Haven in the face of Italian Banking System Crisis

Monte Dei Paschi, Italy’s third largest bank is in eye of the storm, as its shares fell by 12% on Wednesday ahead of a deadline for recapitalisation. Italy’s banking system is on the verge of a meltdown with the oldest bank in the world falling short of 3 billion euros. Other big names, like UniCredit, are […]

Monte dei Paschi Troubles May Further Strengthen Demand for Bitcoin

The cryptocurrency community is elated to see the price of Bitcoin hit the roof. But the scene isn’t so rosy for many Italian investors who decided to trust the country’s fiat economy and invest in one of the country’s leading banking institutions— Monte dei Paschi. Italy has been going through a rough patch since the […]

Bitcoin Price Watch; $900 in Sight

First of all, we would like to apologise for delaying this analysis on the very day that demanded it the most. Our chief Bitcoin analyst Samuel Rae has taken a small holiday break, but I’m very sure he is watching the price with the same enthusiasm as we all are. So on that apologetic yet […]