Cryptocurrency Prices Higher for All Major Currencies, Coindesk Reports
Bitcoin was trading close to $46,000 per coin, up 3.33% on Tuesday morning.
According to Coindesk, the price was around $45,903 per coin, while rivals Ethereum and Dogecoin were trading at $3,344 (+3.69%) and 23.7 cents (+1.45%) per coin, respectively.
Just a week ago, bitcoin was trading above $52,000 per coin.
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In other cryptocurrency news, nearly $2.6 billion worth of digital assets could be wiped out when South Korea’s crypto exchange registration deadline falls on September 24, according to a report from the Financial Times on Sunday.
South Korea’s Financial Transactions Reporting Act requires all crypto exchanges to register with the Financial Services Commission (FSC) by the end of the month. To know the country’s anti-money laundering and know-your-customer procedures, crypto exchanges are required to register with local banks and set up real-name accounts for their customers.
Also in news, Walmart and crypto investors were hit by fake news on Monday.
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A press release distributed by Globenewswire reported the retail giant’s alleged new payment option with Litecoin, according to Walmart, turned out to be fake.