digital currencies


‘Wild West’ Bitcoin ‘should be regulated’

Bitcoin and other digital currencies are a “Wild West industry” and need to be regulated to protect investors, a committee of MPs has urged. Problems include volatile prices, minimal ... Read More
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The EU is taking another look at regulating crypto

Cryptocurrency traders and issuers of virtual currencies are in for a fresh round of scrutiny from European politicians. Finance ministers from the European Union’s 28 member states will discuss ... Read More

Virtual currencies spark real concern about national security threat

U.S. government officials are increasingly worried about the potential national security threat posed by the rise of cryptocurrencies. In the past week, the Department of Justice, congressional lawmakers and ... Read More

Bitcoin falls below $6,000 but crypto trader says it’s ‘not dead’

Bitcoin fell below $6,000 on Friday, but bitcoin bull Brian Kelly told CNBC that the popular cryptocurrency is “not dead.” “This is not the funeral for bitcoin whatsoever,” Brian ... Read More
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Ethereum Rises Above $1,000 for the First Time as Ripple Soars

Even as the arguable star of 2017 Bitcoin stalls thousands below its all-time high, the third largest cryptocurrency by market value, Ethereum, is soaring to new records Thursday. For ... Read More

There are now more than 120 hedge funds focused solely on bitcoin, digital currencies

Data shared exclusively with CNBC from financial research firm Autonomous Next shows the number of funds investing in digital assets like bitcoin has grown rapidly to 124. Autonomous Next ... Read More
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The first Australian Law Firm to accept digital currencies as forms of payment

The Lehman Walsh Lawyers, a specialist Startup and General Corporate Law practice based in Australia, has issued an announcement to inform that it will be the first Australia Law ... Read More
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Russian govt wants to protect public from bitcoin trading as it resembles ‘financial pyramid’

The Moscow Exchange is working on a mechanism to regulate trading in bitcoin and other digital currencies. At the same time, the Russian Finance Ministry says bitcoin resembles a ... Read More

Australia regulates digital currencies

The Australian government has announced plans to strengthen its anti-money laundering rules with new reforms that will include digital currencies for the first time. The plan follows the recent ... Read More
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Bitcoin is suddenly on pace to have its worst week since 2015

After surging briefly to an all-time high of $3,000, bitcoin has been undergoing a dazzling reversal of late, with the digital currency on track to post its worst weekly ... Read More
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