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Bitcoin as the sun

Bitcoin fever exposes crypto-market frailties

As bitcoin raced to another record high on Tuesday, one of the biggest providers of digital currency wallets, Coinbase, went down under the weight of traffic

Claire Hunte
Aussie dollar

RBA to research eAussie possibilities as cryptocurrency demand rises

Australia's central bank said on Wednesday it was looking into the opportunities presented by the technologies that support bitcoin

Neil Dennis
Silver litecoin on keyboard

Litecoin’s rise and rise but is it apt to fall?

Litecoin, an altcoin alternative to Bitcoin, has seen explosive growth of over 4,000% year to date according to Coinmarketcap but investors should still have some care.

Claire Hunte

Litecoin is over $300, but the party may stop

Litecoin has demonstrated a massive surge in price. The cryptocurrency has recently surpassed $300 a coin, but may fall down any moment according to the creator, Charlie Lee. News

Bitcoin values slips to below $17,000 as trading calms

The cryptocurrency bitcoin saw its value slip from the previous session’s record highs today, after weeks of major gains leading up to the launch of bitcoin futures last weekend.

David Burrows
European flags

EU must look at regulating bitcoin, ECB's Nowotny says

The European Union needs to consider regulating bitcoin, European Central Bank ratesetter Ewald Nowotny said on Monday, citing the risk of money laundering

Chris Wheal

Hotly anticipated bitcoin futures ease off after 22 percent surge

Bitcoin futures eased back from an initial surge of almost 22% to trade up 13% on Monday, in an eagerly awaited US market debut

Chris Wheal

Bitcoin futures steal spotlight, momentum keeps pushing stocks up

the launch of bitcoin futures fed the market’s cryptocurrency obsession

Chris Wheal

Bitcoin futures sail past $18,000 mark on launch

The rise of cryptocurrencies entered a new phase today as bitcoin futures soared by one-fifth of their value at a hotly anticipated launch, Reuters reports.

David Burrows

Bitcoin volatile as traders mull futures market

Bitcoin’s dramatic fall in value from last night’s record high of more than $17,000 is down to uncertainty over whether a futures-market launch will go ahead.

Richard Reed

Bitcoin surges past $17,000 before crashing 11%

Bitcoin surged past the $17,000 mark in the early hours of Friday morning, before crashing by around 11%.

James Hester
Bit coin currency

Bitcoin breaks through $15,000 mark

Bitcoin’s relentless rise continued on Thursday, shooting past the $15,000 mark and adding to fears of a dangerous market bubble.

Alison Bloomer

‘Altcoin’ prices falling as Bitcoin surges to new highs

While the price of Bitcoin is going through the roof – soaring past $15,000 today (Thursday) – other digital currencies, or ‘altcoins’, are falling.

Richard Reed

Hackers steal $66m worth of bitcoins from currency platform

Hackers have carried out a heist on a digital currency platform, stealing an unknown quantity of bit coins. The news came as the value of a single Bitcoin – which as seen a 1,000% rise in value this year

Richard Reed
UBS office in Zurich, Switzerland

UBS Files Patent on Blockchain-Based Validation

Swiss bank UBS seeks approval on patent on systems and methods for facilitating Blockchain-based validation. News

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