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Cryptocurrencies to bounce back after Lunar New Year

Some cryptocurrency traders are claiming cryptos have always fallen in January due to the Asian celebration of the Lunar New Year and they will bounce back shortly.

Chris Wheal

Bitcoin slumps down almost half its peak value

Bitcoin has sunk a further 12% to below $10,000 halving in value from its peak price when it skyrocketed last year.

Alison Bloomer
Ripple

Ripple plunges as cryto panic deepens

Ripple (XRP) is among the biggest casualties of the recent sell-off in cryptos, losing nearly 30% in 24 hours.

James Hester
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Cryptocurrency sell-off continues on regulatory fears

Cryptocurrencies fell further on Wednesday as concerns over restrictions and tighter regulation over trading intensified

Neil Dennis
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Cryptocurrencies all fall down

Cryptocurrencies’ double-digit descent saw the main alt coins falling between 23% and 14% as rattled investors continued a selloff amidst fears of a South Korea crackdown.

Claire Hunte
Bitcoin

Europeans queue up to criticise cryptocurrencies

Steven Maijoor, chair of the European Securities and Markets Authority, has warned cryptocurrency investors they could “lose all of your investments”.

Chris Wheal
bitcoin

Bitcoin falls 20% as France and S Korea announce crypto crackdowns

Cryptocurrency prices fell sharply on Tuesday after France became the latest country to announce measures to monitor the market and social impact of trading bitcoin and other virtual currencies

Neil Dennis
cryptocurrencies

Cryptos steady to end a difficult week mainly in the red

Cryptocurrency prices steadied on Thursday, ending a difficult week that has seen bitcoin slump by around 13% since Monday morning. Ripple made strong gains on the back of a tie-up with MoneyGram.

James Hester
Ethereum and Bitocoins

Cryptocurrencies react to South Korea’s bill to ban trading

There was a seismic reaction from the cryptocurrency market to news that the South Korean government is preparing a bill to ban local cryptocurrency exchanges sending major coins: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple and Litecoin tumbling earlier on Thursday before paring those losses. 

Claire Hunte
bitcoin

US Senate panel to probe bitcoin amid rising concerns

Reuters - The US Senate’s financial services panel will hold a hearing next month with the country’s top markets regulators to discuss bitcoin amid rising concerns over the risks cryptocurrencies pose to the financial system, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

James Hester
Bitcoin

Bitcoin prices slide as South Korea plans crypto trading ban

The South Korean government plans to ban cryptocurrency trading, has sent bitcoin prices plummeting.

David Burrows

Nikkei edges lower as strong yen bites; cryptocurrency stocks tumble

TOKYO, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average ended lower on Thursday, hit by declines in automakers and electronic component makers as the strong yen soured investor appetite. Bitcoin-related stocks also tumbled after South Korea's justice minister said that the government...

Reuters

S.Korea's justice minister says preparing a bill to ban cryptocurrency trading

SEOUL, Jan 11 (Reuters) - South Korea's justice minister said on Thursday the ministry is preparing a bill to ban cryptocurrency trading through its exchanges. "There are great concerns regarding virtual currencies and justice ministry is basically preparing a bill to ban...

Reuters

S.Korea's major cryptocurrency exchanges raided by police, tax authorities

(Corrects to fix typographical error in headline) SEOUL, Jan 11 (Reuters) - South Korea's largest cryptocurrency exchanges were raided by police and tax agencies this week for alleged tax evasion, people familiar with the investigation said on Thursday. "A few officials from the...

Reuters

U.S. Senate panel to discuss bitcoin with markets regulators -source

(Adds byline, details and background) By Michelle Price WASHINGTON, Jan 10 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate's financial services panel will hold a hearing next month with the country's top markets regulators to discuss bitcoin amid rising concerns over the risks cryptocurrencies pose to...

Reuters




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