Square shares rise after Evercore ISI says bitcoin test is innovative, upgrades stock

Evercore ISI upgrades Square to outperform, highlighting the company's bitcoin testing as a potential revenue source down the road. Analyst Rayna Kumar also underscores Square's new technologies like Square Register, saying the new products should advance the company upmarket. Shares of …
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High Demand Prompts Japanese Bitcoin Exchange to Seek Partner in Russia (news.bitcoin.com)

A major Japanese bitcoin exchange is looking to enter the Russian cryptocurrency market and is seeking a local partner. The exchange’s CEO says “demand is huge” and urges Russia to look at Japan as a model for cryptocurrency regulations.
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