South Korea's Presidential Office said today that a plan to ban trading cryptocurrencies via exchanges in the nation is still not set in stone.
Despite the two-way action on the price of bitcoin over the last 24 hours, the bears still appear to have the upper hand.
The 50 percent decline of Ripple's XRP token from the record highs may have strengthened the bears, but further downside may be limited.
Online retail giant Overstock.com has reportedly experienced a bug that meant it mixed up payments made in two different cryptocurrencies.
Bitcoin is looking weaker on charts today, courtesy of a three-day losing streak, and could drop even lower in coming days.
The price of ether, the native token of the ethereum platform, is bucking the downtrend seen across the top 10 cryptocurrencies.
JPMorgan Chase chief executive Jamie Dimon now reportedly regrets calling bitcoin a "fraud," though he is still not a fan of the cryptocurrency.
Bitcoin is on the back foot today, despite yesterday's sharp recovery from $14,000 levels.
Bitcoin is looking weak today after prices failed to hold above $17,000 levels at the weekend.
Ripple's XRP token may have found a short-term top and there's potential for a sustained pullback in prices, price charts suggest.