Asian trading has opened with news coming from Nikkei about the FSA (Japanese financial regulator) warning Binance of irregular activities in Japan. Less than two hours later, the company has denied having received any notification from the FSA, accusing Nikkei of publishing fake news. Such announcement has triggered a 4% dip in the BTC/USD, towards the $8350.
Ripple price is encountering selling pressure in a market where bulls remain battered by the sellers. The crypto did not manage to rise above $0.7000 during trading on Thursday. There was a downside wave that swept the price towards the current support level at $0.6100.
Ethereum Classic has lost over 13% since it peaked at $21.43 on March 21. The ETC losses seem to be less acute than those of other altcoins, but in general, the virtual currency is moving in lockstep with the rest of the cryptocurrency markets.
NEO is among the worst performers of the crypto universe as the coin 6.5% lower from the start of the day. Regulatory issues related to Binance, the largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, may have affected NEO, as over 31% of all NEO transactions are processed on this exchange.