During the daily press briefing of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, it was announced that Mexico will receive 1.4 million doses of the vaccine by the end of January. Is that optimistic enough for the peso?
Bitcoin tries $8,000
On Tuesday, Bitcoin managed to rally more than 10% testing $8,000 in Asia, while other key crypto assets also demonstrated substantial profits against the backdrop of bullish sentiment.
As a matter of fact, Bitcoin rallied by up to 11.45% ending up with $7,949.9. On Tuesday, the number one crypto asset managed to overleap the crucial mark of $8,000 twice. For the last week, Bitcoin has ascended about 34.62%, thus demonstrating its most impressive upward momentum in 2019.
Eventually, Ethereum went up by up to 8.46% ending up with $210.22. Additionally, XRP jumped by up to 11.53% hitting $0.37254, while Litecoinadded surged by nearly 5.30% showing $91.61.
The overall market capitalization ascended to $234.4 billion in contrast with last Friday’s reading of $190.4 billion.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission’s Advisor for Digital Assets and Innovation, Valerie Szczepanik came into the limelight among the cryptocurrency traders with her statement on initial exchange offering.
She added that there could be regulatory barriers for platforms seeking to list IEO tokens for a fee as they’ll probably be engaging in the broker-dealer activity. She stressed that they might face troubles in the United States if they lack registration.
In addition to this, Germany is about to come up with blockchain bond regulations enabling bonds to be issued as crypto tokens on a blockchain. That’s what local daily business news outlet Handelsblatt has recently uncovered.
Besides this, crypto exchange Binance is on the verge of resuming deposits as well as withdrawals on Tuesday having suffered a hack the previous week.
On May 7, the company Binance lost up to 7,070 Bitcoins from its hot wallets that were worth more than $40 million.
The European Central Bank will publish the monetary policy statement with the interest rate decision on January 21, at 14:45 MT time.
Joe Biden is going to unveil a Covid-19 relief package of about $2 trillion. After this announcement, the 10-year Treasury yield rose, adding support for the USD.
The US dollar’s weakness offered a boost to emerging-market currencies and oil.