Astana International Finance Centre (AIFC), a government-supported agency, said that it signed a partnership to develop a national cryptocurrency. Is not the first country that has proposed to create its own cryptocurrency, Russia announced it some days ago.
Bitcoin price crossed the $6000 barrier around 3pm GMT after days of being traded between $5100 and $5930. At the moment Bitcoin is traded around $6030 and $5920.
It was a mere 81 days ago that the Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork occurred, and here we are again, awaiting the coming of the Bitcoin Gold Hard Fork. Of course, there is yet one more planned Hard Fork coming in late November, with the Segwit2 Implementation, as well.
This may sound difficult to predict or too far from reality. But it may become true in 2018. Lot of people believe that 2017 was a year in which Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies exploded. This year Bitcoin price arrived almost at $6000 dollars and its market capitalization is almost at $100 billion dollars.
The former principal and macro fund manager at FIG (Fortress Investment Group), Mike Novogratz, has commented that Jamie Dimon is a ‘rent-taker’ and will lose the fight against Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies.
Nikolay Nikiforov, Russian Minister of Communication and Mass Media, informed to the local newspaper AIF that Putin has ordered the issue of the country’s own cryptocurrency. The CryptoRuble.