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Crypto Market Update (10 April 2019)

April 10, 2019

 

General Market Outlook

 

The market has slight upward movement over the past 24 hours. Coins are split between positive and negative gains, while trading volume continues to slow, now trending between $41 billion and $43 billion in 24 hours. REPO (REPO) and CryptoChain.com (CRO) are the major stand outs of the top 100 coins by market cap - up over 42% and 19% respectively in the past 24 hours. The value of Bitcoin (BTC) is nearing $5,300 for +1.0% and a total market dominance of 50.9%, and the value of Ethereum (ETH) is right at $180 for +1.5% change in the past 24 hours. Market cap for the overall cryptocurrency market gained over $2 billion, rising to almost $183 billion total.

 

 

Major Headlines

 

International Association of Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA)

 

Big names such as SWIFT, IBM, Ripple, Barclays, ConsenSys, BBVA and Accenture along with about 100 others have joined a new blockchain association to promote adoption of the technology across the EU. The official launch took place in Brussels, Belgium, where the group orgnized a “global multi-stakeholder forum” to bring together developers and users of blockchain technology. The overall goal is to build a framework to encourage public and private sector collaboration, encouraging “legal predictability,”long with high levels of “integrity and transparency.” in blockchain infrastructures. It will also develop guidelines and specifications for blockchain and distributed ledger-based applications.

 

Canadian Stablecoin

 

Coinsquare is launching the first Canadian dollar based stablecoin. It will be a standard style pegged 1:1 to the Canadian dollar (CAD). The “eCAD” token is focused on facilitating seamless cross border payments, easier remittance, peer-to-peer lending, merchant payment solutions, as even trade settlements and forex conversions. “The launch of eCAD will create the first transparent, affordable, and secure way of transferring value in Canada and beyond, without the risk of instability in the traditional cryptocurrency market.” - Coinsquare CEO Cole Diamond. Coinsquare also acquired a decentralized exchange recently tied to the Stellar Organization. They have not been clear exactly what their plans are for further developing the StellarX exchange.

 

Jamaican Digital Asset Development

 

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) is planning a second phase of their pilot for full integration of bitcoin and ether trades. The development is comin in partnership with Blockstation, a Canadian fintech firm. The initial trial of bitcoin and ether trades began in January for a 60-day run, which included trading from regulated broker-dealers, market makers and the Jamaica Central Securities Depository. “This is an unprecedented opportunity for the JSE to diversify its product offerings and attract new listings and inbound investments.” - Marlene Street Forrest, the JSE’s managing director

 

 

Top 5 Gainers

 

RealTract (RET) +163.30% at $0.000157

FirstBlood (1ST) +55.36% at $0.118616

ACE (TokenStars) (ACE) +52.50% at $0.044501

EveryCoin (EVY) +49.78% at $0.000493

Lambda (LAMB) +41.97% at $0.096365

 

 

Top 5 Losers

 

AMO Coin (AMO) -40.84% at $0.000922

WeToken (WT) -37.62% at $0.000925

Soma (SCT) -37.08% at $0.029684

Profile Utility Token (PUT) -28.12% at $0.009653

Bit-Z Token (BZ) -24.68% at $0.136201

 


New Coins Listed

 

Dash (DASH) added to SALT Lending

BORA Wallet (BORA) added to Bittrex International

 

 

 

 

By: BGN Editorial Staff

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