Bitcoin News Roundup for Sept. 17, 2020

With bitcoin slipping with European stocks and a leaked memo about China's blockchain plans, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup!

AccessTimeIconSep 17, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 14, 2021 at 9:57 a.m. UTC

With bitcoin slipping with European stocks and a leaked memo about China's blockchain plans, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup!

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This episode is sponsored by Crypto.comBitstamp and Nexo.io.

Today's Stories:

Federal Reserve officials said Wednesday they would hold U.S. interest rates at zero and work to push inflation above 2% "for some time." 

New investors are entering the bitcoin market at a faster pace and possibly creating upward pressure on prices, on-chain data shows. 

China’s state-sanctioned Blockchain-Based Service Network is finally bringing public chains to its homeland – but they will look very different. 

On Wednesday, the Wyoming Banking Board voted to approve Kraken’s bank charter application. Kraken is the first SPDI bank in Wyoming.

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