Major cryptocurrencies edged up in Asia on Thursday morning despite calls for regulation from the EU and Russia – an area in which the two have found some common ground.
Cryptocurrency prices rose on Wednesday, recovering from the slump earlier in the week. Meanwhile, Swiss-bank Julius Baer (SIX:BAER) has partnered with a digital currency startup as it plans to expand clients' access to virtual coin assets.
The greenback was mostly flat on Wednesday as conflict between India and Pakistan caused investors to pause, while looking ahead to another appearance of Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on the hill.
The U.S. dollar traded higher against a basket of major currencies Wednesday, amid upbeat remarks on the economy from Fed Chairman Jerome Powell, though gains were limited by a stronger pound.
Denmark stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Consumer Goods, Real Estate and Oil & Gas sectors led shares lower.