Switzerland seeks to regain cryptocurrency crown

Jul 19 2018

Swiss regulators are stepping up efforts to halt an exodus of cryptocurrency projects from the country, after two of only a handful of banks active in the nascent sector shut their doors on it in the last year.

Cryptocurrency exchange theft surges in first half of 2018: Report

Jul 03 2018

Theft of cryptocurrencies from exchanges soared in the first half of this year to three times the level seen for the whole of 2017, leading to a three-fold increase in associated money laundering, according to a report from U.S.-based cybersecurity firm CipherTrace released.

Bitcoin Jumps Back Above $6,000 to Give Respite to Investors

Jul 02 2018

The weekend is offering some respite for Bitcoin investors. The bellwether of the cryptocurrency world rose 8 percent to $6,338.22 as of 5:30 p.m. in New York on Saturday.

Trillion dollar wipeout: world stocks' worst first half since 2010

Jun 29 2018

If last year’s financial markets boom was down to a ‘Goldilocks’ global economy, 2018 has so far been all about the bears, with the worst start to a year for world stocks since 2010.

Bitcoin skids below $6,000, hits lowest level since November

Jun 29 2018

Bitcoin’s value slid to its lowest level since November on Friday, as waning investor interest and recent negative headlines from global regulators weakened demand for the cryptocurrency and most of its rivals.

Bitcoin falls to four-month low in persistent bearish trend

Jun 23 2018

Bitcoin dropped to a more than four-month low in persistent bearish trend.

The bigger cryptocurrencies get, the worse they perform: BIS

Jun 18 2018

Cryptocurrencies are not scalable and are more likely to suffer a breakdown in trust and efficiency the greater the number of people using them, the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) said.

Bitcoin tumbles as hackers hit South Korean exchange Coinrail

Jun 11 2018

On the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp, bitcoin BTC=BTSP was last trading at $6,790.88, down a sharp 10.8 percent from Friday.

S Korean exchange Coinrail says hit by hackers, bitcoin slides

Jun 11 2018

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Coinrail said it was hacked over the weekend, prompting an extended sell-off of bitcoin to a 2-month low.

ED summoned me as witness in bitcoin probe: Raj Kundra

Jun 06 2018

Mumbai businessman Raj Kundra on Wednesday claimed that he had gone to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) as a witness for the ongoing investigations in the Rs 2,000 crore bitcoin scam.

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