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European supervisory authorities warn of risks to buying cryptocurrencies

A number of European Supervisory Authorities issued a warning to European consumers about the perils of buying virtual currencies due to rising concern that people may be unaware of the risks involved.

Claire Hunte
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‘Inevitable’ Bitcoin will be regulated – IMF chief Lagarde

The boss of the world’s leading financial institution has said it’s “inevitable” cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin will come under government control.

Richard Reed
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UAE Exchanges signs deal to use Ripple in payments system

The company behind digital currency Ripple has made a deal with an Emerati foreign exchange group to provide international payment services

Neil Dennis
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Fed economists raise the question of trust and future of cryptocurrencies

Two economists at the New York Federal Reserve Money and Payment Studies discuss bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies capability to solve a problem of making payments in trustless environments; however, they argue it’s not clear it’s a problem that needs to be solved.

Claire Hunte
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Binance crypto exchange suspends withdrawals and trading

Cryptos were largely unfazed on Thursday by news that the Binance crypto exchange had suspended withdrawals and trading.

James Hester
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ECB joins in the global call for tighter cryptocurrency controls

Cryptocurrencies were gaining momentum on Thursday, with bitcoin reclaiming the $8,000 level after falling as low as $6,000 just three days ago

Neil Dennis


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Bitcoin rallies after US Senate hearing

After several days of heavy losses, bitcoin and its rival cryptocurrency units rallied strongly on Wednesday following some surprisingly optimistic comments from US regulators

Neil Dennis
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Crypto and Bitcoin regulation: central banks urged to take action

Worldwide regulation of cryptocurrencies that could kill off their kudos has moved a step closer with outright criticism from the Bank for International Settlements' (BIS) general manager Agustín Carstens

Chris Wheal
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Bitcoin falls to $6,000 as risk aversion hits cryptos

Bitcoin fell to the $6,000 mark on Tuesday, leading the rest of the cryptocurrencies lower, as investors took to government bond and precious metal havens to avoid a widespread sell off in risk assets

Neil Dennis
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Crytpo sell-off worsens as banks ban credit cards and regulators get tough

Bitcoin continued to fall on Monday afternoon, trading at its lowest level since mid-November.

James Hester
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Lloyds imposes Bitcoin ban over debt concerns

Lloyds Banking Group has banned credit card customers from buying Bitcoin over concerns that they could be left in debt as the cryptocurrency’s value falls

David Burrows
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Cryptocurrencies in freefall as Bitcoin drops below $8,000 for first time

Cryptocurrencies appear to be in freefall, with Bitcoin falling below the $8,000 for the first time since its meteoric rise last year.

Richard Reed
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Japanese regulator raids Coincheck offices

Japanese regulators swooped on the offices of Coincheck on Friday morning to undertake reviews of the Tokyo-based cryptocurrrency exchange's computer networks following the theft last week of millions of dollars of digital currency

Neil Dennis
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AriseCoin founder hits back in crypto fraud case

Jared Rice, the CEO of AriseBank, has hit back at regulators who last week blocked his $600m initial coin offering.

David Burrows
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Kodak shares fall 15% after cryptocurrency delay

Shares in Eastman Kodak fell sharply in afternoon trade on Wednesday after it said it was to delay the launch of its planned cryptocurrency, KodakCoin

Neil Dennis

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