US-based financial services company Visa has announced a partnership with blockchain technology company ConsenSys to develop a module designed to help central banks and financial institutions build easy-to-use services on top of central bank digital currency (CBDC) networks, Visa reported in a recent blog.
Meanwhile, in the crypto world, the prices of coins and meme have been green in the last 24 hours, coinmarketcap.com data shows. Bitcoin (BTC) price is up 1.50 percent and is trading at $43,760.94 in the last 24 hours. Bitcoin’s dominance in the global crypto market was 39.84 percent, down 0.15 percent in the past 24 hours.
The price of Ethereum (ETH) is up 1.71 percent in the past 24 hours, trading at $3,358.11. Binance Coin (BNB) fell 2.18 percent; It was trading at $482.35. Among other major currencies, Solana (SOL) rose 6.13 percent to $152.17, while Cardano (ADA) rose 2.99 percent to $1.29.
All major meme coins such as Dogecoin (DOGE), Shiba Inu (SHIB), Dogelon Mars (ELON) and Samoyedcoin (SAMO) showed a rise in the last 24 hours.
On January 13, Dogecoin price was $0.1711, up 9.47 percent over the past 24 hours. Rival Shiba Inu stock rose 9.73 percent and traded at $0.000003187, Dogelon Mars (ELON) rose 4.23 percent and was trading at $0.000001345, while Samoyedcoin (SAMO) was trading at $0.0309 and recorded a gain of 2.58 percent.
The global cryptocurrency market cap has surpassed $2.08 trillion and is up 1.65 percent over the past day. Moreover, the total size of the cryptocurrency market reached $116.48 billion, up 26.99 percent over the same time period.
SpongeBob Square (SPONGS) became the biggest gainer, posting a 2,759.63 percent rise; It was trading at $0.0000000006832 at 6:00 PM INDTC. On the other hand, ENV Finance (ENV) experienced maximum losses, declining by 98.62 percent; It was trading at $0.0006653.
Torus Kling Blockchain IFSC, backed by former Reliance Capital CEO Sam Ghosh, announced Thursday that it will establish India’s first crypto-traded fund (ETF) by the end of the current fiscal year, Business Standard said, adding that it aims to acquire on one dollar. billion in assets under management (AUM) within two years and will also track large-cap stocks in the US and European markets.