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TV host and doctor among those hit as country intensifies crackdown on digital currencies
Cryptocurrency has tumbled more than 50% since reaching peak in April
Untraceable ‘privacy coin’ is rising in popularity among ransomware gangs, posing problems for law enforcement
Beijing wants to cut off all Bitcoin-related transactions
Intervention is latest by global authorities to toughen scrutiny of sprawling market
FCA finds that understanding of cryptocurrencies has dropped as popularity of digital assets has increased
Michael Saylor’s bitcoin barge keeps on growing.
Most nations are adopting a wait-and-see approach while warning regularly about risks
Banking rulemakers rightly view digital currencies as an official but highly risky asset
Put it in the context of economic history, and crypto is little more than another expression of capitalism’s inherent monetary schizophrenia.
The rising price was never proof that the technology works
Battle for control of global monetary system escalates as BIS warns against private innovation
Asset manager believes it is inevitable the SEC will eventually give funds a green light
Forecast could equate to about $312bn in digital currencies across the industry, survey finds
As regulators crack down on cryptocurrencies, policymakers develop state-run versions
The very rich are adding fuel to the bitcoin boom but many are wary of a bubble
And Basel says no to crypto
US government bonds shrug off inflation leap; regulators call for toughest capital rules on cryptocurrencies
Hedge fund manager backs custody and trading technology group Copper.co and app Kikitrade
Basel committee report comes as authorities step up plans to regulate fast-emerging sector
US custody bank declares ‘tipping point’ for market as clients increase exposure
JPMorgan estimates stablecoin operator would be one of the largest investors in the US market
Analysts sceptical of move hailed by crypto entrepreneurs and country’s authoritarian president
The potential for significant savings helps add glamour
Shares in Spac launched by Chamath Palihapitiya latch on to Reddit enthusiasm
It’s all about USD.
Commissioner says SEC should ‘gamify our communications with investors’
Michael Saylor sails away on his bitcoin boat of dreams.
Investor not buying the dip, but will keep the cryptocurrency ‘on the menu’ for future
At “Bitcoin 2021” in Miami, the cryptosphere was on display in all its sober, enlightened, radical and diverse splendour.
I want to support good causes, but don’t understand the tax rules
Justice department officials seize $2.3m of cryptocurrency payments from ransomware attack
For millennia, money has acted as a store of value as well as reducing transaction costs — crypto does neither
BoE says companies offering the cryptocurrency should not enjoy ‘regulatory arbitrage’
A leading electronics contract manufacturer warns of the global chip shortage lasting until mid-2022