Clients of Hargreaves Lansdown, Britain’s largest retail trading platform, can now invest in Bitcoin through Exchange Traded Notes (ETN). Taking Bitcoin exposure just got a lot easier for non tech-savvy investors. Bitcoin Core’s transaction malleability fix and scaling solution Segregated Witness (SegWit) was activated on Litecoin last week. Since then, Litecoin price massively increased at an exponential rate, due to rising interest from investors and traders. New reports suggest a “Russian Bitcoin” developed by banking partners will be the country’s only freely exchangeable cryptocurrency. On May 25, cryptocurrency trading volume hit $4.3 bln. Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Ethereum Classic, Litecoin and NEM drove the cryptocurrency trading volume to new all-time highs. 10% of the USD-BTC trading market fell to India over the past month, the latest data shows. Ethereum Classic (ETC) is yet to profit from Chinese optimism spilling over from Bitcoin and altcoin markets.