British Pound Taps All-Time Low Against US Dollar Following BOE’s 50bps Rate Hike

British Pound Taps All-Time Low Against US Dollar Following BOE’s 50bps Rate Hike

The world’s oldest fiat currency, the British pound sterling, slid to an all-time low against the U.S. dollar at a little after 1 a.m. (ET) Monday morning. At the time, the pound tapped 1.0327 nominal U.S. dollars per unit, but rebounded against the greenback to 1.0775 by 11 a.m. Monday morning. Pound Sinks Against Greenback […]

Bank of Japan Intervenes in Foreign Exchange Markets After Yen Slips to 24-Year Low

Bank of Japan Intervenes in Foreign Exchange Markets After Yen Slips to 24-Year Low

While the greenback has been rising higher, the Japanese yen tapped a 24-year low and Japan decided to intervene in foreign exchange markets (forex) for the first time since 1998. Reports say the Bank of Japan conducted the first forex intervention in 24 years, after the Japanese central bank kept its benchmark bank rate suppressed […]

Bank of America Market Strategist Says ‘Summer Rally Is Over’ as Crypto and Stocks Slide Ahead of Fed Rate Hike This Week

Bank of America Market Strategist Says ‘Summer Rally Is Over’ as Crypto and Stocks Slide Ahead of Fed Rate Hike This Week

Digital currency markets, precious metals, and stocks dropped another leg down on Monday following the drop markets saw last Tuesday. Last week’s fall was one of the worst weeks in more than three months as market strategists believe a sizable Fed rate hike is coming this week. Bank of America’s analysts led by Savita Subramanian […]

Bank of Russia Eases Restrictions on Purchases of Dollar and Euro Cash

Bank of Russia Eases Restrictions on Purchases of Dollar and Euro Cash

The Central Bank of Russia has relaxed some limitations for Russian banks selling U.S. dollars and euros to the public. The increased supply of foreign cash may affect the crypto market in the country as currency restrictions have been a driver of increased demand for digital coins. Monetary Authority of Russia Expands Citizens’ Access to […]

EUR Drops Below USD for the Second Time in 20 Years, Greenback’s Strength Leads to Largest Weekly Rise Since March 2020

EUR Drops Below USD for the Second Time in 20 Years, Greenback’s Strength Leads to Largest Weekly Rise Since March 2020

The U.S. dollar has been very strong compared to a myriad of fiat currencies worldwide and this week, the euro dropped below the USD for the second time in 20 years after meeting parity with the dollar in mid-July. The dollar’s recent brawniness has resulted in the largest weekly rise since March 2020, according to […]

Euro Reaches Parity Against the US Dollar, While the USD Index Taps a 20-Year High

Euro Reaches Parity Against the US Dollar, While the USD Index Taps a 20-Year High

Eight days ago, the euro tapped a record low against the U.S. dollar as it hit $1.028 per unit against the USD last Tuesday. This week, the official currency for 19 of the European Union’s member states reached parity against the U.S. dollar for the first time in 20 years. Euro Hits Parity Against the […]

Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: BTC Below ,000 as Markets React to Increasing Dollar Strength 

Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: BTC Below $20,000 as Markets React to Increasing Dollar Strength 

BTC fell below $20,000 on Tuesday, as volatility in financial markets continued to peak, due to current levels of inflation. The euro fell to its lowest level against the U.S. dollar in over twenty years, and this dollar strength seems to be impacting crypto prices. ETH also slipped, falling below $1,100. Bitcoin Bitcoin dropped below […]

Euro Drops to 20-Year Low Against the US Dollar, Tapping .028 per Unit — Analyst Says Parity Is Imminent

Euro Drops to 20-Year Low Against the US Dollar, Tapping $1.028 per Unit — Analyst Says Parity Is Imminent

The euro has had a sluggish start to the second half of 2022 as the fiat currency slid to a 20-year low against the U.S. dollar. The drop adds to the fear that the global economy is in a recession and analysts believe that the risk of “parity is just a matter of time now.” […]

Crypto Exchange Coincoinx to Launch Crypto to Fiat Payments App in Venezuela

Crypto Exchange Coincoinx to Launch Crypto to Fiat Payments App in Venezuela

Coincoinx, a cryptocurrency exchange, will reportedly launch a service that will allow users to skip trading crypto for fiat to make payments in Venezuela. The service, which is called Coinpago, will allow users to make payments in every store and retailer in the country that accepts Pagomovil, a banking service that allows seamless fiat transfers […]

Independent Russian News Site Meduza Raises Over 0,000 in Crypto

Independent Russian News Site Meduza Raises Over $200,000 in Crypto

Pressure from the Kremlin and sanctions from the West have forced Russian news outlet Meduza to increasingly rely on cryptocurrency donations to fund its independent journalism. As the restrictions imposed over Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine have prevented its Russian readers from contributing in fiat currency, the Riga-based website now accepts several digital coins. Meduza Pulls […]