Market Update 3.31.19 – Japan’s Railway Company To Use Crypto

| Publish date: 03/31/2019

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Japan’s Railway Company To Use Crypto

During a business presentation, the representative of the Japanese crypto exchange Decurret named Kazuhiro Tokita revealed a new crypto payment system. Basically, it will activate the Suica payment card issued by the country’s biggest railway company to be topped-up with digital currency.

As of press time, however, there has yet to be concrete plans on how it is going to be implemented. Besides, the railway company, East Japan Railway Company, has only expressed its intention to utilize it in the future.

Read the full report here.

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PwC Deemed Top Recruiter For Blockchain Jobs

PwC is among the big four auditing companies and is said to be the top recruiter when it comes to blockchain-related job postings. This is according to Indeed’s recent report, which embraces job data on its very own platform. Basically, the company is believed to be responsible for at least 40 blockchain-related job offers, enabling it to hold the said title.

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Other big four auditing companies, according to the data from Indeed, are more on recruiting professionals in this sector on the platform. For instance, Deloitte posted about 10 and Ernst & Young made around 17 announcements.

Based on the data from Indeed’s report, it turns out that KPMG is the only firm among the big four companies to not indulge in the idea of recruiting blockchain professionals. Well, at least, it is what it does on the platform only.

Read the full report here.

OmiseGo Says Acquisition Rumor Not True

The founder of Omise named Hasegawa Jun denied the allegations pertaining to an acquisition made by Thailand’s largest private company. Omise, by essence, is the company behind Omisego (OMG). This was after a report suggested that the company called Charoen Pokphand had been successful in acquiring Omise for around $150 million.

Apparently, though, the company subsequently denied the report and rumors. Jun even asked the outlet that posted the story to remove it and publish an apology statement. The executive believes that the rumor could bring an adverse effect on the company, as well as its subsidiaries.

Read the full report here.

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Total Market Cap: March 31

$30.41 is the figure that the crypto space’s volume of trade reached. Now, for its market capitalization, it is around $144.13 billion.

Bitcoin Price Analysis: March 31

Bitcoin is without a doubt the world’s leading crypto, especially since it managed to jump 0.04%. As such, its price topped $4,100.31. Its trade volume is $8.89 billion, while its market value is $72.25 billion.

Ethereum Price Analysis: March 31

Ethereum, on the other hand, is not excellent so far after experience a trade fall of 0.27; hence, its price is at $141.79. Its trade volume sits at $4.31 billion, but its market value gets $14.95 billion.


State of the Top 10 Cryptocurrencies: March 31

In the past 24 hours, the top 10 digital currencies in the crypto space has their own fair share of ups and downs. There are those that soared, while some just horribly declined. As for Cardano, it managed to remain at the 10th spot and kicked TRON.

  • Bitcoin’s market price jumped 0.04% to $4,100.32, and its value in the market is $25 billion.
  • Ethereum’s market price fell 0.27% to $141.79, and its value in the market is $14.95 billion.
  • XRP’s market price fell 0.50% to $0310008, and its value in the market is $12.93 billion.
  • EOS’s market price jumped 0.11% to $4.23, and its value in the market is $3.83 billion.
  • Litecoin’s market price fell 0.55% to $60.66, and its value in the market is $3.71 billion.
  • Bitcoin Cash’s also fell in its market price at 0.79% to receive $168.17, and its value in the market is 2.98 billion.
  • Binance Coin’s price in the market jumped 4.49% to $17.30, and its value in the market is $2.44 billion.
  • Stellar’s market price jumped 0.88% to $107908, and its value in the market is $2.08 billion.
  • Tether’s market price fell 0.17% to $1.00, and its value in the market is $2.03 billion.
  • Cardano snatched the 10th spot from TRON as soon as it soared 0.88% and traded at $0.071088, with a market value of $1.84 billion.

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