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Crypto News LIVE Updates: BTC Price Slips Towards $43K As Bitcoin ETF Euphoria Fades


Crypto News LIVE Updates: The crypto market was awash with red during morning hours in Asia on Saturday. The OG cryptocurrency Bitcoin plunged over 7% in the last 24 hours, falling to $43,068. Smaller coins, or altcoins, also fell. The global crypto market cap shrunk by nearly 5% to $1.69 trillion.

Meanwhile, spot Bitcoin ETFs managed to clear $3.1 billion worth of volumes on day 2 of trading. On the listing day, they had clocked trade volumes of over $4.6 billion.

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12:31:56 PM IST, 13 January 2024

Crypto News LIVE: Genesis Agrees To Pay $8M Fine for Compliance Violation

Crypto brokerage firm Genesis has agreed to pay $25 million penalty to settle New York State Department of Financial Services allegations that there were loopholes in its anti-money laundering and cybersecurity programs, The Wall Street Journal reported.

12:01:28 PM IST, 13 January 2024

Crypto News LIVE: MicroStrategy Co-Founder Michael Saylor Dumped Company Shares Ahead Of Bitcoin ETF Approval

MicroStrategy co-founder Michael Saylor reportedly offloaded company shares worth nearly $20 million between Jan 2 and Jan 10, the first time in almost 12 years, when the US SEC was deciding whether or not to approve exchange-traded funds tracking Bitcoin.

11:28:33 AM IST, 13 January 2024

Crypto News LIVE: Vanguard Double Downs On Its Anti-Bitcoin ETF Stance

Asset management giant Vanguard has stepped up its offence against the newly-launched spot Bitcoin exchange-traded funds. After blocking clients from buying Bitcoin ETFs on the platform, it is pulling out existing bitcoin futures products from its brokerage offerings.

10:53:18 AM IST, 13 January 2024

Crypto News LIVE: ‘Vanguard’s Anti-Bitcoin ETF Stance Will Soften In The Coming Years’: Bloomberg Analyst

While exchange-traded funds tracking Bitcoin have been granted approval in the US, Wall Street giant Vanguard is not very happy about it. Earlier this week, it blocked clients from buying spot Bitcoin products. However, Bloomberg ETF analyst Eric Balchunas opines that the asset manager will change its anti-Bitcoin ETF stance in the next few years.

10:21:24 AM IST, 13 January 2024

Crypto News LIVE: Citigroup To Lay Off 20,000 Employees By 2026

Citigroup is planning to lay off 20,000 employees by the end of 2026 as part of a restructuring plan. The job cuts will affect 10% of the company’s 200,000-strong workforce, The Wall Street Journal reported.

10:02:22 AM IST, 13 January 2024

Crypto News LIVE: Crypto Traders Suffer Over $270 Million In Liquidation Losses Amid Panic Selling

Cryptocurrency traders suffered over $270 million of losses from liquidations amid market rout as major digital assets slipped.  According to data from CoinGlass, more than $272 million of long positions, traders who bet that prices would surge, were wiped out in the last 24 hours.

09:40:41 AM IST, 13 January 2024

‘We Did Not Approve Bitcoin Itself’: SEC Chair Gary Gensler

While the Securities and Exchange Commission approved US-listed Bitcoin exchange-traded funds, the agency’s chairman Gary Gensler reiterated its stance that Bitcoin itself is “highly volatile”. “Bitcoin, itself, we did not approve, we did not endorse,” Gensler was quoted as saying by Fortune.

09:09:43 AM IST, 13 January 2024

Crypto News LIVE: BTC Price Tumbles 7.5% Amid Bitcoin ETF Hype

The OG cryptocurrency Bitcoin tanked more than 7.5% in the past 24 hours, and last changed hands at $42,474. The subdued sentiment was reflected in the global crypto market cap, which fell nearly 6% to $1.67 trillion.

09:04:51 AM IST, 13 January 2024

Crypto News LIVE: Spot Bitcoin ETFs Notch $3.1 Billion On Day 2 of Trading

The US-listed exchange-traded funds tracking Bitcoin recorded a combine trading volume of over $3.1 billion on the second day after launch. Grayscale’s Bitcoin ETF was the top performer, with a total trade volume of $1.8 billion.



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