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Famous mobile browser allows Scandinavians to buy cryptos


  • Opera allows to buy cryptocurrencies via its mobile browser in Scandinavian countries
  • Cryptocurrencies gain after yesterday’s noticeable losses
  • Ripple trades around $0.29 on Thursday morning

Wednesday’s trading brought some noticeable losses for the cryptocurrency market. However, cryptocurrencies have managed to recoup a part of these drops during Thursday’s trading. According to CoinMarketCap, the capitalization of cryptos stands a little above the $112 billion handle while the capitalization of altcoins sits around the $52.5 billion mark.

Bitcoin (BITCOIN on xStation5) has experienced an uptick after yesterday’s drop. As a result, the cryptocurrency is trading a notch below the $3400 handle at press time. Source: xStation5.

While we have not come across more interesting crypto-related stories today, one of them seems to be worth looking at. Namely, Opera launched a possibility of buying cryptocurrencies via its mobile Android browser in some countries, as the company announced on Wednesday. Opera started to allow its users to buy Ethereum directly via its browser wallet. To provide such service, the company has partnered with Safello which is crypto exchange regulated by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority. “Safello reduces the process of buying cryptocurrency from hours, or even days, to less than a minute”, as the announcement reports. Now only users in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark could buy cryptocurrency using this solution. Let us recall that Opera launched a built-in crypto wallet within its browser in December.

Ripple (RIPPLE on xStation5) has slightly increased after several consecutive days of losses. The second largest cryptocurrency has been moving around the $0.29 handle on Thursday morning. Source: xStation5

Litecoin (LITECOIN on xStation5) has erased its yesterday’s losses to some extent. Technically, the virtual currency is situated a notch above the 50-period moving average (light green line) on the daily chart at press time. Source: xStation5

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