Bitcoin Cash leaps 15%
An overall positive trend was seen in crypto markets over the past 24 hours, as 9 of the top 10 cryptocurrencies registered gains. Bitcoin was the exception, registering small losses after nearing the $9,000 mark over the weekend. At the time of writing, Bitcoin Cash was up more than 15%, solidifying its place as the 4th largest crypto, with a market cap of more than $22.5 billion.
- GE rises nearly 4%: The American corporation reported better-than-expected earnings on Friday, resulting in its stock closing more than 3.9% higher.
- Volatility expected for CAD: Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz is scheduled to testify before the the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance at 19:30 GMT, potentially impacting the Canadian Dollar.
- Amazon launches blockchain platform: The retail and cloud computing giant announced AWS Blockchain Templates, which will make it easier for developers to create blockchain projects on its platform.
Earnings season kicks into gear
Several major companies will be reporting earnings this week. Alphabet (Google) will be reporting its earnings today, and later in the week reports will be released by Coca Cola, 3M, Verizon, Boeing, Facebook, Visa, eBay, AT&T, Amazon, Microsoft and many other companies.
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