Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 9, 2020

With BTC breaking above $11K and central banks collaborating to standardize CBDCs, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup!

AccessTimeIconOct 9, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 14, 2021 at 10:07 a.m. UTC

With BTC breaking above $11K and central banks collaborating to standardize CBDCs, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup!

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This episode is sponsored by Crypto.comNexo.io and Elliptic.

Today's stories:

Bitcoin appears to have broken out of its tight trading range over the past two weeks, between roughly $10,500 and $10,800.  

Jack Dorsey's payments company is the second publicly traded firm to put some portion of corporate reserves into bitcoin, following MicroStrategy's $425 million all-in bet.

The seven central banks, along with the Bank for International Settlements, have released a report setting out agreed core objectives that must be met by national digital currencies.

The former chief technology officer of the troubled BitMEX exchange has been released after a bond for $5 million was paid in the U.S.

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