Canada will announce its monthly GDP on July 31, at 15:30 MT time.
Crypto assets generally sink
On Tuesday, digital coins found themselves in the red in Asia. Bitcoin was unable to overleap the $4,000 level, while the crypto market capitalization declined by 2.5% for just one day.
As a matter of fact, Bitcoin tumbled by 2.52% ending up with $3,930.3. For the last week the number one crypto asset saw bulls and got closer to the $4,000 psychological mark, although lost steam to rebound to the $3,800 range.
As for Litecoin and Ethereum, they demonstrated wider losses. XRP dived a bit.
Ethereum decreased by 3.87% concluding the trading session at $130.96. Litecoin went down by 6.69% hitting 53.691 for the last 24 hours. As for XRP, this digital coin also went down, losing 1.94% demonstrating an outcome of $0.30753. Eventually, the bear crypto market pushed the crypto market capitalization down to $131.6 billion in contrast with yesterday’s outcome of $135 billion.
Hester, Peirce, US Securities and Exchange Commission Commissioner gained attention of crypto enthusiasts by telling that crypto markets need to self-regulate when possible and government regulations aren’t necessary.
Commonly dubbed «crypto mom», Hester Peirce is also known for her support for Bitcoin pro-Bitcoin stance and she backs a lighter regulatory touch. When the Securities and Exchange Commission neglected a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund application for the second time in 2018, Hester Peirce came up with a statement of official dissent.
In addition to this, a Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives offered a bill to have the anonymous use of digital coins banned. In fact, the bill proposed by Representative Phil Stephenson calls for anybody sending and receiving crypto assets should be identified.
The United States will release the advance GDP growth rate for the previous quarter on July 30, at 15:30 MT time.
The US unemployment claims are announced on Thursday at 15:30 MT time.
The US NFP will be published on August 7 at 15:30 MT time.
The market sentiment is indeed risk-on today. Stocks, riskier currencies and gold are rising amid the waning US dollar.
Follow the BOE monetary policy and rate statements on August 6 at 14:00 MT time…