Major Swedish Bank Orders Negative Interest Rate on Euro Deposits

Sub-zero interest rates have become the norm in some countries, especially in Europe. Nordic nations such as Sweden and Denmark have been in negative territory for a while and a growing number of banks in the region are now charging depositors for keeping their money. Saving in fiat right now, unlike cryptocurrencies lately, leads to losses, although loans and mortgages aren’t free of charge per se. A leading Swedish bank has imposed a negative interest rate of -0.40% on euro accounts, while the ECB is reportedly preparing for a new…

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Bitcoin Maximalists Embrace Ethereum After Receiving an Offer They Can’t Refuse

A group of hardcore bitcoin maximalists have heroically overcome their hatred for Ethereum after receiving ERC20 shares in crypto exchange INX worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. The staunch BTC loyalists, led by Blockstream CTO Samson Mow, have agreed to support a project built on Ethereum, despite all the mean things they’ve said about it. The news has provoked intense debate within the crypto space, however, with some cynics arguing that the maximalists are only in it for the money. Also read: The World Bank’s Blockchain Bond Is Just a…

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PR: Cross Exchange Launches IEO

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. CROSS is a project aiming to develop an exchange platform that trades various digital assets globally including CROSS exchange for the coming digital asset and digital money society. The value of CROSS (XCR) is to “provide a platform for exchanging all kinds of digital assets.” The purpose of this IEO implementation, is to…

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Liquidators Have Good News And Bad News For Former Cryptopia Users

Grant Thornton, the assigned liquidator for the defunct New Zealand crypto exchange Cryptopia, was able to retrieve US user data from an Arizona firm that was storing customer information for the exchange, which is great for those looking to get their holdings back. The problem is, it looks like Cryptopia pooled all customer holdings together in one wallet, making it impossible to determine individual ownership using the keys in users’ wallets.

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Market Update: Prices Drop as Crypto Sentiment Enters the Fear Zone

Cryptocurrency markets fell hard on August 21 following the $700 price drop bitcoin core (BTC) saw during the early morning trading sessions. Most digital assets have lost 2-8% in value as the overall market valuation of all 2,000+ coins has plunged to $263 billion. Crypto price movements have been following a trend of strong volatility, having been turbulent for several weeks. Also read: The World Bank’s Blockchain Bond Is Just a Fancy Way of Selling Debt The Top Digital Currency Markets See Percentage Losses BTC and a slew of other…

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