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The crypto market has surpassed the US banking system in value with the rise of all assets in the top 100 above $ 1 billion

The market capitalisation of 100 cryptocurrency projects is currently $1 billion or more.  At the beginning of February, it was half that number.In the traditional market, such projects are called "unicorns".  They are often privately owned and have strong fundamentals, for which they are valued by the investors who support them.  The world of cryptocurrencies, on the other hand, is open to everyone and is characterised by fast changing preferences.Decentralised finance (DeFi) and non-fungible tokens (NFT) became the trends of the last period on the wave of new money.At the same time, the total…

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MARKET SIGNALS 04.06.2021

INVESTMENT IDEAS Today we will look at few debt securitiies as investment ideas for this week IDEA #1: RUSSIA 28 The most liquid issue on the Moscow Exchange in the line of Eurobonds of the RF Ministry of Finance. The yield spread to UST remains wide (50 bp) relative to the dock levels, which creates potential for further price growth. Unlike Eurobonds of Russian banks and corporations, the bonds of the Ministry of Finance are completely devoid of ruble risk: when selling (redeeming) sovereign Eurobonds, the income in the form of exchange rate differences is exempted from paying personal income…

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Former head of SEC, Jay Clayton warned of upcoming tighter regulation of bitcoin in the United States

Bitcoin is not considered a security under US law, but that does not mean that it should not be regulated, said former chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Jay Clayton. “The digital asset space will ultimately be driven in part by regulation both domestically and internationally. I expect that regulation will come to this area, both direct and indirect, "he said, stressing that he expresses his opinion" as a citizen. " Under Clayton, the SEC launched a fight against unregistered and fraudulent initial coin offerings (ICOs). The commission also refused to approve applications…

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The Central Bank of the Russian Federation proposed to prohibit the use of stableblocks as a means of payment

The Central Bank of the Russian Federation is considering the possibility of limiting the use of stablecoins as settlements in Russia by analogy with cryptocurrencies, said Ivan Zimin, director of the financial technology department of the Bank of Russia.  “We have already taken the first step in terms of unsecured cryptocurrencies by banning them, and we will most likely take the second step, limiting the use, including stablecoins, for settlements,” he said. According to Zimin, only the ruble and its digital counterpart can be considered an official means of payment: "Everything else - stablecoins,…

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MARKET SIGNALS 03.30.2021

Today we will look at few debt securitiies as investment ideas for this week ⚡️IDEA #5: RUSSIA 27 (EUR) In the context of low yields, currency revaluation has a very negative effect on the level of investors' income in Russian Eurobonds. A natural way to avoid this is to choose as objects for investment those securities in respect of which a preferential taxation regime is applied - Eurobonds of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation. We suggest paying attention to the recently placed euro bonds - in particular, to the sovereign issue with maturity in 2027. Note its relatively low coupon…

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Bitcoin Pulls Back To $53 000 Amplifying Concerns Over Possibility Of Deeper Correction

On the largest exchanges, the bitcoin rate fell below $53 000 this morning. At the time of publication, the first cryptocurrency is trying to gain a foothold by about $53 500, the decline per day is 8%. The price rollback is taking place against the backdrop of increased selling pressure - the largest bearish candlestick by volume on the four-hour chart was seen today in more than a week. Blockchain-level data points to "a lack of buying activity in terms of dollar and stablecoin inflows into the spot market." One thing is clear: you should not count on a huge jump up like 20%. BTC may hit highs…

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MARKET SIGNALS 03.23.2021

INVESTMENT IDEAS Today we will look at few debt securitiies as investment ideas for this week IDEA #1: RUSSIA 28 The most liquid issue on the Moscow Exchange in the line of Eurobonds of the RF Ministry of Finance. The yield spread to UST remains wide (50 bp) relative to the dock levels, which creates potential for further price growth. Unlike Eurobonds of Russian banks and corporations, the bonds of the Ministry of Finance are completely devoid of ruble risk: when selling (redeeming) sovereign Eurobonds, the income in the form of exchange rate differences is exempted from paying personal income…

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Elon Musk and related companies hold more than $ 5 billion in bitcoin

Anthony Scaramucci, a financier and former White House communications director, claims that Tesla's $1.5 billion in bitcoin is not the entire cryptocurrency of Elon Musk and related companies. “Elon Musk did not stop at Tesla. I understand that SpaceX keeps bitcoin on its balance sheets. Elon Musk owns more than $5 billion in bitcoin through Tesla, SpaceX and in person, ”the CEO of Skybridge Capital wrote on Twitter. Tesla disclosed cryptocurrency investments in February in reporting to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). SpaceX, by contrast, is not a public company, so it is not…

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Bitcoin has risen in price by $ 2,500 per hour. What does the FRS have to do with it?

03.19.2021 Bitcoin (BTC) rose sharply at the start of the US trading session. The growth catalyst could be the decision of the Federal Reserve to leave the discount rate unchanged.The first cryptocurrency consolidated in a range below $55 000 for most of the day on Wednesday March 17th. However, at the beginning of the American trading session, the bulls took over and sent Bitcoin to intraday highs of $57 600. At the time of writing, BTC is trading at $ 57 500, but the uptrend continues to gain strength.The reason for the growth of bitcoin was the decision of the Federal Reserve to leave the discount…

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Visa CEO admitted the possibility of mass distribution of cryptocurrencies within five years

Visa CEO Al Kelly spoke about the company's plans for the cryptocurrency industry during Fortune magazine's Leadership Next podcast. Visa has a multi-pronged strategy that includes bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies, and fiat-backed tokens and stablecoins, he said. More broadly, Visa aims to be at the forefront of activity covering new payment methods and technologies in case they do gain mainstream adoption, he added. "We are trying to do two things: provide the ability to buy bitcoin using data in the Visa system and work with bitcoin wallets so that bitcoins can be converted into fiat currency…

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MARKET SIGNALS 03.16.2021

INVESTMENT IDEAS Today we will look at few debt securitiies as investment ideas for this week IDEA #1: RUSSIA 28 The most liquid issue on the Moscow Exchange in the line of Eurobonds of the RF Ministry of Finance. The yield spread to UST remains wide (50 bp) relative to the dock levels, which creates potential for further price growth. Unlike Eurobonds of Russian banks and corporations, the bonds of the Ministry of Finance are completely devoid of ruble risk: when selling (redeeming) sovereign Eurobonds, the income in the form of exchange rate differences is exempted from paying personal income…

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Bitcoin reaches $61 000

Today we climbed even higher, surpassing $61 000, targeting the next round figure of $70 000. At the time of writing, BTC / USD is successfully trading above $60K with a market cap of $1 850 billion. The leading digital currency is currently showing more than 1 000% growth over the past year. Only taking the mark of 60 000 dollars, it rushed up again. At the time of writing, the trading price was hovering at $ 60K, which, according to CoinMarketCap, represents a 6$-hour gain and a 25% weekly gain. The market capitalisation of Bitcoin exceeds $1 trillion, while the combined market capitalisation…

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Open interest in bitcoin futures approaches $20 billion

The demand for Bitcoin-focused products is growing at a rapid pace. Institutional investors are the main players in the BTC futures market.This week, open interest in such a product approached $20 billion, which was another maximum. The options market is also expanding. The largest platform in this segment reported that the average daily trading volume for bitcoin options exceeded $1 billion. According to the CoinMarketCap service, the sum of daily trading in the derivatives segment on three exchanges now exceeds $100 billion. At the end of February, amid falling prices for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies,…

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Breakthrough of the Week: Bitcoin Price Exceeds $56 000

Bitcoin continues to expand, today the BTC rate has risen to its highest level in the last two weeks. On Wednesday evening, the coin went up to $56 200. Capitalisation of the largest digital currency in the last 24 hours has added another 5%, and now it is $1.048 trillion. According to analysts, the price of BTC is growing on the inflationary expectations of investors. US consumer price growth data is due tonight. Inflation is expected to accelerate to 1.7% in February (from 1.4% in January) in annual terms. In the midst of anxiety, many players choose to invest in the safest tools. Bitcoin, as…

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MARKET SIGNALS 09.03.2021

INVESTMENT IDEAS Today we will look at few debt securitiies as investment ideas for this week IDEA #1: RUSSIA 28 The most liquid issue on the Moscow Exchange in the line of Eurobonds of the RF Ministry of Finance. The yield spread to UST remains wide (50 bp) relative to the dock levels, which creates potential for further price growth. Unlike Eurobonds of Russian banks and corporations, the bonds of the Ministry of Finance are completely devoid of ruble risk: when selling (redeeming) sovereign Eurobonds, the income in the form of exchange rate differences is exempted from paying personal income…

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Tim Draper: Netflix will buy Bitcoin next after Tesla

Streaming service Netflix will acquire the first cryptocurrency as part of its reserve management policy, and online retailer Amazon will add it as a payment option. This opinion was presented by Tim Draper, a venture capitalist and supporter of digital gold. In February, Tesla became the first S&P 500 company to acquire Bitcoin. Investments amounted to $1.5 billion.“Do you know who's next? It’s Netflix. [CEO] Reed Hastings is a creative innovator ... I think his company is the obvious Fortune 100 contender,” Draper suggested. During the interview, the billionaire admitted the "early" addition…

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Is the rollback behind? Bitcoin price rises above $50 000 for the first time in a week

This past night the Bitcoin price climbed above $50 000. This happened for the first time in the past six days. There is a recovery from a 25% correction of last week, the largest since the markets crashed in March 2020. The price of the cryptocurrency rose above the 100- and 200-hour moving averages again, giving a short-term bullish signal. The rally above $50 000 came shortly after the application for listing of the Bitcoin ETF by the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). Shortly before this, MicroStrategy announced an investment of another $15 million in BTC, and the media reported that Goldman…

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MARKET SIGNALS 03.03.2021

INVESTMENT IDEAS Today we will look at few debt securitiies as investment ideas for this week IDEA #1: RUSSIA 28 The most liquid issue on the Moscow Exchange in the line of Eurobonds of the RF Ministry of Finance. The yield spread to UST remains wide (50 bp) relative to the dock levels, which creates potential for further price growth. Unlike Eurobonds of Russian banks and corporations, the bonds of the Ministry of Finance are completely devoid of ruble risk: when selling (redeeming) sovereign Eurobonds, the income in the form of exchange rate differences is exempted from paying personal income…

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Bitcoin fell to $44 500: When to expect the growth to resume?

The negative trend has returned to the market on February 22, in a week the bitcoin rate fell from $58 000 to $46 000. The liquidation of positions on exchanges became one of the most significant events of this week. On Sunday, February 28, BTC fell another 5% to $45 000. Bitcoin's capitalisation fell to $831.059 billion.Other digital currencies are also losing value today. Ether (ETH) dropped almost 8% to $1 372 Litecoin (LTC) fell by almost 10% to $161 respectively. Cryptocurrency market capitalisation fell to $1.3 trillion. The key support areas for BTC on February 26 were the $46 000 and $39…

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The State Duma of the Russian Federation believes that it is necessary to legalise cryptocurrency transactions

If the state wants to tax transactions with digital currencies, then it needs to legalise such transactions. This was stated by Pavel Krasheninnikov, head of the Legislation Committee of the Lower House of Parliament. On February 17, in the first reading, the State Duma of the Russian Federation adopted a bill prepared by the government on taxation of income received from transactions with digital assets.Krasheninnikov stressed that before collecting the tax, it is necessary to fully legalise transactions with tokens. In addition, it is necessary to legally work out a mechanism for transferring…

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Bitcoin plummets below $48 000

Bitcoin accelerated the decline that started in the morning and in the process reached $47 750. This is the lowest price at which the cryptocurrency was quoted in the last seven days. The fall from the high above $58 000 was more than $10 000, or 18%. At the time of publication, the market remains volatile. From the local minimum in 5 minutes, the price rose more than 7ove $51 000.Against this background, the volume of liquidations of margin positions in one hour exceeded $2 billion, of which over $1 billion fell on the bitcoin market. Many altcoins lose more than 20% of their value, which also…

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Bitcoin capitalisation reaches $1 trillion for the first time in history

Since the beginning of February, the capitalisation of the first cryptocurrency has increased by $400 billion On February 19, the capitalisation of bitcoin for the first time in history reached $1 trillion, according to CoinDesk at 18:44 Moscow time. The cryptocurrency rate reached $53.7 thousand. Since the beginning of the month, the capitalisation of the digital coin has risen by $400 billion. The latest wave of Bitcoin growth began after the electric car manufacturer Tesla in early February notified the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of the purchase of bitcoins in the amount of…

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Bill Gates has changed his attitude towards Bitcoin and is no longer seeking to open a short position. Microsoft founder Bill Gates announced that his attitude towards Bitcoin is currently "neutral".

While speaking with CNBC today, Gates answered some questions including, what he thinks about the "huge costs" of electricity for mining cryptocurrency. “I don’t have bitcoin, I don’t hold a short position on bitcoin. I take a neutral point of view,” said Gates. He also said that the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is working on digital transfers and reducing their value in developing countries. However, he noted that such transactions can be reversed and completely transparent. “This has nothing to do with tax evasion and other illegal activities,” he explained. Talking about his expectations…

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The bitcoin rate for the first time rose above $51 000

02.17.2021 The value of the first cryptocurrency continues to rise amid the news of being purchased by a public company from Germany.On the morning of February 17, the bitcoin rate updated its historical maximum, reaching $51.3 thousand. After that, the cost of the cryptocurrency decreased, to $50.7 thousand. Over the past day, the asset has increased in price by 3%.The price of the main digital coin is growing amid news that SynBiotic SE, whose securities are listed on the Dusseldorf Stock Exchange, announced the transfer of part of the funds to bitcoin. The firm said in a statement that the…

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MARKET SIGNALS 02.16.2021

INVESTMENT IDEAS Today we will look at few debt securitiies as investment ideas for this week IDEA #1: RUSSIA 28 The most liquid issue on the Moscow Exchange in the line of Eurobonds of the RF Ministry of Finance. The yield spread to UST remains wide (50 bp) relative to the dock levels, which creates potential for further price growth. Unlike Eurobonds of Russian banks and corporations, the bonds of the Ministry of Finance are completely devoid of ruble risk: when selling (redeeming) sovereign Eurobonds, the income in the form of exchange rate differences is exempted from paying personal income…

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Bitcoin price a hits new all-time high above $49 000

Quotes of the first cryptocurrency broke the level of $49 000 amid the celebration of the New Year according to the lunar calendar. Earlier, experts noted that the event-related multi-day spring festival in China has historically had a negative impact on the bitcoin rate. Leading Cryptocurrency Price Set New All-Time High To Beyond $49 360 (on Bitstamp) Some analysts believe that a further possible rise to $50 000 is problematic. They are paying attention to the decrease in the so-called "Coinbase premium" - the difference between spot prices on the American platform and Binance. Cryptocurrency…

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Uber CEO: We are considering accepting payments in bitcoin

02.12.2021 Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said in an interview with CNBC on Thursday, February 11th that the company will accept Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as a form of payment if necessary. “Just as we accept local currency, we will consider cryptocurrency and / or bitcoin as a transactional currency. It's good for business, it's good for our customers.” he said."We're not going to do it just as part of a promotion." Khosrowshahi added that Uber is not considering investing part of its reserves in bitcoin. “This offer was quickly rejected. We will continue to store our cash. We are not engaged…

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Mastercard will start working with cryptocurrency in 2021

02.11.2021In 2021, Mastercard will start working with several cryptocurrencies as part of its international payment system. Raj Dhamodharan, Executive Vice President of Digital Assets, Blockchain Technology and Partnerships, stressed that the company does not intend to support all existing cryptocurrencies, many of which do not yet meet the company's requirements.Dhamodharan noted that, first of all, we are talking about supporting stablecoins - cryptocurrencies backed by real assets. Mastercard believes digital money should provide stability so that people can use it for day-to-day transactions,…

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