Bitcoin might be soaring towards a $15,000 valuation but for some the currency is simply too hot to handle.
The Tokyo Financial Exchange is moving towards Bitcoin derivatives, following the examples of its US counterparts – Chicago-based CME and CBOE.
It is cryptocurrency meets cuteness. The latest trend to hit the financial technology world, CryptoKitties is an online platform for collecting and breeding digital cats. Built using the Ethereum platform and blockchain technology, the innovation is already making waves.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday announced its first-ever enforcement action against an initial coin offering
The first US bitcoin futures will start trading next week, as duelling Chicago futures exchanges seek to cash in on surging investor interest in the digital currency.
Bitcoin has far surpassed the value of UK banknotes and coins in circulation.
Nasdaq and broker Cantor Fitzgerald are looking to join the rush on Wall Street to trade bitcoin, which powered above $11,000 on Wednesday.
Bitcoin surges above $11,000, last trading up 14% on the day at $11,281
Bitcoin's inexorable rise towards $10,000 continued on Tuesday, looking at one point it could make the landmark level by the end of the day
Rumours that Amazon may be poised to accept Bitcoin on its website saw a buying frenzy that sent the digital currency’s price skyrocketing.
The aggregate value of all cryptocurrencies has hit a record high of around $184bn, according to industry website Coinmarketcap.