Bank rules push bitcoin, not blockchain, to fringe.
- #Stocks on Wall Street hit a record high and core government debt was steady as investors brushed aside the biggest jump in US inflation since the financial crisis.
- The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has weighed in on #cryptocurrencies. Punitive new proposals from the standard-setting body may ensure bitcoin remains in the fringes of regulated finance.
- The dollar hovered near a five-month low versus major peers as investors looked to U.S. inflation data and a European Central Bank meeting later in the day to provide a spur for lacklustre #currency markets.