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JPMorgan: Bitcoin Turned Into Asset and Survived March Crisis


JPMorgan Chase, one of the biggest banks in the United States and the entire world, analyzed the March crash of the cryptocurrency market and published a report on the results of this research. Bitcoin occupies the lion's share of the report. So, the analysts made the conclusion that the BTC market is getting mature, which is confirmed by a strong correlation with most stock markets.
 
JPMorgan Is Positive On Bitcoin
 
The sudden market crash that took place in March 2020 was caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Apparently, it became subject to multiple research works. According to JPMorgan experts, Bitcoin managed to survive the crash and remained almost intact, which testifies to its maturity as a financial asset, which means that the coin is to stay at the top of the global financial environment for years to come.
 
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It's interesting to note that not so long ago, the bank's CEO Jamie Dimon called Bitcoin a scam. Even though he made his apologies for such a statement in a couple of days, the community still despised him. However, the very fact that a major bank has changed their mind regarding BTC is positive sign for the crypto market.
 
Better yet, there are rumors that JPMorgan has bee loading up on BTC since they changed their mind. And the very fact of JPMorgan's loyalty to Bitcoin is backed by May's reports made by Coinbase and Gemini, two major cryptocurrency exchanges.
 
Report Indicates BTC Weaknesses
 
Despite the positive mood of the report, it indicates the weak spots of the world's first and biggest cryptocurrency. One of them is the fact that BTC has been used for speculative purposes rather than value storage and exchange, which is something most professional traders think as well. On the other hand, many of those traders can and do benefit from both ups and downs of the BTC exchange rate, NordFX experts say. The report also indicates correlations with riskier assets like stocks.
 

 

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Bitcoin Reaches $9500. Will It Drive Crypto Market Rally?

The BTC exchange rate has finally broken free from from the narrowing price range and rallied above $9500 per coin. What's coming next? Will the coin test $10000? If so, will this test be successful?

Publication date: 26 July 10:59 AM

Ethereum and Bitcoin Are Close To 5-Month and 1-Month Highs Respectively

After going out of the triangle in the first half of the trading week, Bitcoin started growing faster on Tuesday and Wednesday, thus gaining over 4% in 2 days and testing 9573 dollars per coin, the highest level in 4 weeks. Still, Thursday's session brought a modest correction down and a move back to 9500 dollars per coin and below. In the broad market of cryptocurrencies, Ethereum is the best performer. It has already gained over 7% over the last 24 hours and is currently testing 270 dollars per coin.
Publication date: 26 July 10:08 AM

China Will Test Digital Yuan On Food Delivery Platform

The People's Bank of China is planning to test the digital yuan by putting it to good use with the help of Meituan Dianping, a Beijing-based food delivery platform. It should be noted that this is a rather popular platform with 435 million active users, processing billions of dollars in transactions on a daily basis. Apparently, this opens big opportunities for mass introduction of the digital yuan, which is also known as the Digital Currency Electronic Payment (DCEP).

Publication date: 23 July 09:57 PM

Japan Will Include CBDC In Its Official Economic Plan

The Japanese government is planning to include the CBDC (Central Bank Digital Currency) in their official economic development plan. The information appeared 10 days after the Bank of Japan announced their plans to experiment with the digital yen in order to figure out what it is capable of in practice.

Publication date: 20 July 02:53 AM

World's Biggest Crypto Scams

In his article on the website called Cointelegraph, Nick Bell described the most famous cryptocurrency scams known. In each fo them, investors collectively lost billions of dollars. The sad thing is, many of those scammers remain unpunished by the law.
Publication date: 17 July 09:14 AM

Digital Yuan Threatens Dollar, Matthew Graham

Matthew Graham, a China banking investment veteran and CEO of Sino Global Capital headquartered in China, has analyzed what is so far known about the expected Chinese cryptocurrency. He thinks that the Chinese government sees the technology as something that can actually break the dollar dominance in the financial world.

Publication date: 07 July 06:34 AM

Investment Interest In Bitcoin Drops After Halving

Publication date: 21 June 11:33 AM

Ethereum Is Less Private Than Bitcoin

According to a group of Hungarian experts who decided to examine the Ethereum network, ETH transactions turn out to be less private than BTC transactions. The experts published the results of their research after studying a bunch of several, pretty specific functions of Ethereum. Those functions usually make it possible to track the financial flows in the network.

Publication date: 15 June 02:28 AM

COVID-19 Keeps Affecting Dollar

Right before the start of another trading week of June 2020, NordFX experts came up with another set of market predictions for the forex and cryptocurrency markets. Their predictions are based on the consensus forecast compiled from various market forecasts made by various market experts as well as the result of technical analysis. The period is June 15th - 20th. So, this is what those predictions look like:

Publication date: 14 June 10:55 AM

Goldman Sachs Discussed Cryptocurrencies

Publication date: 07 June 03:57 AM