Major Bank in China Joins Blockchain

Cryptocurrencies were trading higher in Asia on Thursday after a mixed performance the day before amid the corporate world’s increasing adoption of the blockchain, the technology that underpins Bitcoin. On Thursday morning, Bitcoin edged up 0.98% to $3,954.6 by 9:46 PM ET (02:46 GMT). Ethereum added 2.42% to $146.71 and XRP