UNICEF Becomes First UN Organization to Use Cryptocurrency – October 9

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Current Bitcoin Price:Β $8,197

Bitcoin has once again remained stationary over the last 24-hour period, with a move of just 0.1% to the upside today.

Altcoins are slightly in the green, with Ethereum up 1.5%, while XRP and BCH are up just 0.4% for the day.

The largest mover is Binance Coin, which has rocketed up almost 9% in the last 24 hours.

Top Stories for October 9, 2019 πŸ”₯

πŸ‘‰ UNICEF Becomes First UN Organization to Use Cryptocurrency

UNICEF has launched its own cryptocurrency fund, allowing it to hold and make transactions in Bitcoin and Ether.

The first contributions to be received by UNICEF are being donated by the Ethereum foundation.

All contributions to the fund will be paid out in the same currency in which they were received.

πŸ‘‰ MakerDAO Announces Launch Date for Multi-Collateral Dai

After much build-up, MakerDAO has finally announced their release date for Multi-Collateral Dai (MCD), via Twitter.

The announcement was made today in Osaka, Japan, at Ethereum conference Devcon.

πŸ‘‰ Central Bank of Switzerland Considering Digital Franc

SIX Stock Exchange has announced that they have partnered with the Swiss National Bank, in an effort to study applications of a digitized central bank currency.

The project is exploring how such a currency could be used to settle trades of tokenized assets. SIX Exchange hopes that the move will encourage all market participants to explore the technology.