📈 30 Second Cryptocurrency Price Summary
Current Bitcoin Price: $41,382
Bitcoin price has jumped back up above the $41,000 level, continuing its bounce from support under $40,000 from yesterday.
Top-20 altcoins have also made a strong recovery, as Ethereum rises 6%, BNB gains 3% and Terra leads with an 11% gain.
Top Stories for April 19, 2022 🔥
Bitcoin block explorer and exchange Blockchain.com may be looking to hold an initial public offering (IPO) this year, according to Bloomberg.
Sources claim that discussions that have been held to date are only preliminary, with no plans currently set in stone for the move. The company would be only the second crypto exchange to go public in the US.
Blockchain.com began as a block explorer in 2011 and has expanded to a multi-faceted company now worth $14 billion.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) believes that governments should ensure their ability to impose capital controls on crypto, by law.
The statement was made in a financial stability report by the IMF published this morning, saying that laws and regulations should be “reviewed and amended” to cover cryptocurrency assets.
Writers of the report said the war in the Ukraine assisted in identifying issues with applying sanctions, although admitted that crypto was not currently a significant means of evasion.
Crypto VC firm Framework Ventures has announced that it has raised $400 million for a new fund – half of which will be allocated towards blockchain gaming.
The blockchain gaming niche has attracted a multitude of fresh capital over the last half-year, including $150 million raised by Mythical Games and a significant $725 million raised by Forte.