Cryptocurrencies have mostly strengthened on Tuesday.
Prices for bitcoin on the Bitfinex moved up to $7,075 in the second half of the day. In general, the leading coin hit the 2-day peak at $7,081 within the day. Ethereum on this platform changed hands at $408.01. Litecoin improved to some 74.250. At the same time, Ripple weakened to 0.40887.
The crypto market has generally seen a price upturn. For now, the market capitalization reaches $256 billion ($253 million a day before).
It was reported today that UK-based Barclays bank is considering possibilities for crypto trading. The company stated that they have created a team of experts to study the cryptocurrency trading business.
In addition, other financial organizations are also thinking over application of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies. Specifically, Goldman Sachs was said to consider the launch of a crypto storage service.
It is also worth mentioning that the first regulatory sandbox in the USA was created in Arizona, as it announced last Friday. The new project will be aimed at studying and testing financial technologies. The companies very often use such sandboxes to check the new products in the regulated environment.