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China takes battle for cryptocurrency hegemony to new stage

Global competition for supremacy in digital currencies has entered a new phase with China’s creation of an East Asia cryptocurrency scheme and American social media company Facebook adjusting its ... Read More
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At least 18 central banks are developing sovereign digital currencies

The list of central banks developing sovereign digital currencies or Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC), as they are more commonly known, continues to grow. According to research from The ... Read More
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G7 urges tight regulations for digital currencies

Digital currencies such as Facebook’s planned Libra raise serious concerns and must be regulated as tightly as possible to ensure they do not upset the world’s financial system, Group ... Read More

‘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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