Top cryptocurrency news on June 29: Major stories on Bitcoin, Binance and blockchain

© Smriti Chaudhary Top cryptocurrency news on June 29: Major stories on Bitcoin, Binance and blockchain

Market BuzzCryptocurrency prices: Bitcoin, Ethereum trading in green

The global cryptocurrency market is in the green on June 29. The total market cap is $1.41 trillion, a 2.69 percent increase over the last day. The total crypto market volume over the last 24 hours is $81.70 billion, which makes a 9.56 percent decrease. Bitcoin’s price is currently $34,681.49. Bitcoin’s dominance is currently 46.07 percent, a decrease of 0.99 percent over the day. Read more here.

Big StoryUK Financial watchdog orders crypto exchange Binance to stop regulated activities

Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) ordered cryptocurrency exchange Binance to stop undertaking any regulated activity in the country, saying the firm lacked authorization. Read more here.

Big StoryMexico central bank swats down banking magnate over Bitcoin

Mexicos central bank, on June 28, swatted down the cryptocurrency enthusiasm expressed over the weekend by one of the country’s leading bankers. Ricardo Salinas Pliego, a magnate with large operations in retail, banking and television who has been seen as President Andrs Manuel Lpez Obradors closest business ally, wrote in his social media accounts on June 27 that his Banco Azteca was working on ways to allow the public to buy the cryptocurrency, AP reported.

In FocusJay Z, Jack Dorsey hint at potential crypto tie-up

Popstar Jay-Z said he’s excited about blockchain tech’s potential for artists in a conversation with Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey in a Twitter Space for a far-reaching conversation about finance, tech, and crypto’s potential for artists, cryptocurrency news website Decrypto reported.