digital currency


West Africa now has its own digital currency

Senegal will soon begin using a digital currency in 2017. It’s another opportunity for financial technology (fintech) to help emerging markets leapfrog traditional banking systems and bring financial inclusion ... Read More

Bitcoin passes the $800 mark

The digital currency bitcoin has passed the $800 value for the first time since February 2014. Bitcoin crossed the threshold around 11:40pm GMT and is currently trading around $815. ... Read More
A sticker that reads "Bitcoin accepted here" is displayed at the entrance of the Stadthaus town hall in Zug

Bitcoin soars to nearly three-year high in wake of China volatility

Digital currency bitcoin on Tuesday surged to its highest in nearly three years as investors bought the asset in a supposedly safe-haven bid in the midst of volatility in ... Read More
An illustration photo shows a Bitcoin (virtual currency) paper wallet with QR codes and a coin are seen at La Maison du Bitcoin in Paris

Bitcoin hits highest levels in almost three years

Web-based digital currency bitcoin hit its highest levels in almost three years on Friday, extending gains since India sparked a cash shortage by removing high-denomination bank notes from circulation ... Read More

Japanese MegaBank Mizuho Tests its Own Digital Currency

Japanese banking giant Mizuho has tested its digital currency developed in partnership with IBM Japan to reduce costs of money transfers, a report has revealed. The Mizuho Financial Group-IBM ... Read More

ADCCA launched the first Australian Digital Currency Industry Code of Conduct

Industry joins forces to create a digital currency code of conduct to protect consumers and boost growth The Australian Digital Currency & Commerce Association (ADCCA) today launched the first ... Read More

Vietnam considers giving digital currency a legal aspect

Last week it was Russia. Now, Vietnam is reportedly joining the leagues of countries that will soon legalize virtual currencies like bitcoin. Vietnamese-language news outlet VnEconomy reported that the ... Read More

The second country in the world to develop a National Digital Currency

Senegal has recently become only the second country in the world to introduce a digital currency based on blockchain technology. Named eCFA, the digital currency will be legal tender ... Read More

Bitcoin adoption in India sees surge

Unocoin, an Indian bitcoin start-up, has unveiled a new app for Apple’s mobile operating system iOS and Google’s Android platform. According to the firm, the app will allow consumers ... Read More

Ernst & Young Switzerland Will Accept Bitcoin Next Year

The Swiss branch of global professional services firm Ernst & Young is set to begin accepting bitcoin payments next year. Starting in January, EY Switzerland will accept bitcoin for invoice payments, ... Read More
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