bitcoin currency

bitcoin currency
Bitcoin (virtual currency) coins placed on Dollar banknotes

Money-laundering watchdog unveils crackdown on cryptocurrencies

The move aims to prevent the abuse of digital coins.

By REUTERS
21/06/2019
 A coin representing the bitcoin cryptocurrency is seen on computer circuit boards in this illustrat

Bitcoin soars past $5000, hinting at mystery buyer

Bitcoin surged to near $20,000 in late 2017, the peak of a bubble driven by retail investors that pushed cryptocurrencies onto the agenda of mainstream financial firms.

By REUTERS
02/04/2019
Bitcoin (virtual currency) coins placed on Dollar banknotes

Bitcoin extends slide below value of $4,500, plummeting to 2018 low

Bitcoin has now lost about 75 percent of its value since peaking in December.

By REUTERS
20/11/2018

Israeli startup launches VeganCoin cryptocurrency

VeganNation strives to be first decentralized nation for vegans.

‘Start-Up Nation’ is strangling the bitcoin revolution with regulations

The Bank of Israel did say that it would explore the creation of a digital shekel – but mainly with an eye toward capturing lost tax revenue.

By NICK SPANOS/AMIR WEITMANN
26/02/2018
 A coin representing the bitcoin cryptocurrency is seen on computer circuit boards in this illustrat

Bitcoin: boon or bubble?

These days, newspapers and websites are full of stories about cryptocurrencies, virtual currencies, and bitcoins. Confused? Here is a ‘guide for the perplexed.'

By SHLOMO MAITAL
20/01/2018
Bitcoin (virtual currency) coins placed on Dollar banknotes

Bitcoin slides 14 percent on crackdown fears, hits 4-week low

The latest tumble leaves bitcoin more than 40 percent down from the record highs of around $20,000 reached in mid-December.

By REUTERS
16/01/2018
Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway

Investment guru Buffett says he will never invest in cryptocurrencies

Buffett's comments come a day after JPMorgan & Chase Chief Executive Jamie Dimon said he regrets calling bitcoin a fraud.

By REUTERS
11/01/2018
Israel develops new 'bitcoin' currency (Illustrative)

Israel's central bank: Bitcoin is an asset, not a currency

There have been public complaints that Israeli banks were making it difficult for some customers to transfer money from their accounts to buy bitcoin.

By REUTERS
08/01/2018
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