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Bitcoin climbs above $7,000 as cryptocurrency rally extends

Bitcoin climbed to the highest since September, briefly surpassing $7,000, as a rally in cryptocurrencies gathered pace in trading over the weekend. Bitcoin advanced 11% from Friday to $6,957.73 ... Read More

Virtual currency may be next tax haven, European Parliament warns

Virtual currencies could become a new “virtual tax haven,” posing a major risk for governments, according to a report released amid an EU finance ministers meeting on the topic. ... Read More
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Operator of shuttered bitcoin exchange pleaded guilty in defrauding investors charges

The operator of a shuttered bitcoin-denominated exchange pleaded guilty on Monday to federal charges that he defrauded investors and lied to US securities regulators investigating the theft by hackers ... Read More

Bitcoin sees Wall Street warm to trading virtual currency

Some of the biggest names on Wall Street are warming up to Bitcoin, a virtual currency that for nearly a decade has been consigned to the unregulated fringes of ... Read More

Bitcoin trading in 2018

2017 has been a phenomenal year for bitcoin. At the beginning of the year, when the price was just $966, very few people thought it was worth a second ... Read More

Singapore warns of potential risks of virtual currency-related investment schemes

The Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) have observed the emergence of initial coin (or token) offerings (ICOs), and other investment schemes involving digital ... Read More

Virtual currency Ethereum has risen 4,500 percent since the beginning of the year

The price of Bitcoin has hit record highs in recent months, more than doubling in price since the start of the year. Despite these gains, Bitcoin is on the ... Read More

New virtual currency tied to oil takes aim at bitcoin

A new virtual currency launched Tuesday aims to rival industry leader bitcoin by pegging its value to hard oil assets, a first in the rapidly growing digital money sector. ... Read More
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Gibraltar to set Blockchain regulatory framework

In January 2016, HM Government of Gibraltar published for consultation a document titled, ’Virtual Currency: Outline Regulatory Framework’ the second such paper on this subject produced by the Cryptocurrency ... Read More
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Virtual currency as a payment method in Japan officialy from April 1

Virtual money poses accounting dilemma for Japan’s early adopters Asset or expense? The bottom line depends on the answer A new law defining virtual currency as a payment method ... Read More
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