Bitcoin News Roundup for July 6, 2020

With bitcoin volatility sinking, lightning payments to your bank account and real world accountability on the blockchain, CoinDesk's Markets Daily is back for your BTC news roundup!

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With bitcoin volatility sinking, lightning payments to your bank account and real world accountability on the blockchain, CoinDesk's Markets Daily is back for your BTC news roundup!

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This episode is sponsored by Bitstamp and Crypto.com.

Today's News:

Bitcoin’s positive correlation with stocks continues Monday, with the cryptocurrency drawing bids alongside gains in global equities. 

Lightning Network startup Zap, Inc. is partnering with Visa to offer the most user-friendly bitcoin services since Cash App.

The grant will also allow Oxfam to scale the project across the Pacific region and explore its potential in sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean.

Fantom is launching a pilot to help combat Afghanistan's counterfeit drugs problem using its blockchain to trace products along the supply chain.

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