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Nerves creep in to crypto markets as weekend looms

Almost every cryptocurrency felt the shockwave with huge tumbles across the board in a near repeat of last weekend’s collapse which almost saw a...

Nightmare weekend for crypto as markets crumble

The world’s most dominant cryptocurrency had enjoyed the love of St Valentine’s Day with a surge from $10,000 to within touching distance of $10,400...

US Secret Service will be given power to police cryptocurrencies

As part of Washington’s jaw-dropping $4.8 trillion budget structure for next year, a massive $2.4bn has been earmarked for the US Secret Service department...

Bitcoin disappoints as it fails to hold $10,000

Champagne corks had been popping over the weekend as the world’s most dominant cryptocurrency finally edged across the huge psychological barrier. The figure had...

UK government signals intent over cryptocurrency regulation

It’s the first time the FCA has advertised for such a role, meaning the government could be looking at tightening up on the largely...

Bitcoin stages another attempt to break $10,000

BTC began the day with a steady upward movement of $40 from its $9,200 starting point, signalling very little intention other than to stick...

Bitcoin benefits as China’s stock markets suffer fallout from coronavirus

However, moves to pile investments into bitcoin appear to be picking up pace with a swathe of large fund movements into cryptocurrency over the...

Iran ramps up cryptocurrency mining operations

Tehran officials have recently issued more than a thousand licences as Iranian financial leaders look to tackle an ever-diminishing economy by grabbing digital assets...

French central banker says digital currency cannot be private

FILE PHOTO: Governor of the Bank of France Francois Villeroy de Galhau delivers a speech to open a conference entitled "Bretton Woods: 75 years...

Finance news: Bank of England to explore cryptocurrency

Financial giants The Bank of Canada, Bank of Japan, European Central Bank, the Swiss National Bank and Sveriges Riksbank are teaming up with UK’s...

Hong Kong, Thai central banks closer to using digital currencies for...

HONG KONG (Reuters) - The Hong Kong and Thai central banks have moved a step closer to being able to use central bank digital...

Hong Kong, Thai central banks move towards digital currencies for cross...

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong and Thailand’s central banks said on Wednesday that they had moved a step closer to issuing digital currencies...

Exclusive: U.N. sanctions experts warn – stay away from North Korea...

By Michelle NicholsUNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations sanctions experts are warning people not to attend a cryptocurrency conference in North Korea in February,...

Exclusive: U.N. sanctions experts warn – stay away from North Korea...

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations sanctions experts are warning people not to attend a cryptocurrency conference in North Korea in February, flagging it...

Iran to fund cyber attacks with cryptocurrency

Mr Fanusie, now adjunct senior fellow at the Center For A New American Security think tank, said: “Because cyberattacks are a form of asymmetric...

North Korean hacker group Lazarus targets British crypto users

Now researchers from cybercrime experts Kaspersky Labs say Lazarus is launching a new wave of hacks to steal cryptocurrency to fund the brutal dictatorship of...

Cybersecurity 2020: The Danger of Ransomware

Ransomware tops the list of cybersecurity threats for 2020. While there have been efforts to convince individuals, corporations and municipalities not to pay ransoms, the...

Facebook's Libra has failed in current form: Swiss president

FILE PHOTO: A small toy figure is seen on representations of the virtual currency on a displayed European Union flag and the Facebook Libra...

Facebook's Libra has failed in current form: Swiss president

FILE PHOTO: A small toy figure is seen on representations of the virtual currency on a displayed European Union flag and the Facebook Libra...

China to expand blockchain pilot, study forex reforms for cryptocurrency: regulator

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China will expand the scope of its blockchain cross-border financing pilot platform, a senior official at the country’s foreign exchange regulator...

New coronavirus cases fall in China, but WHO concerned by global...

BEIJING (Reuters) - China reported a sharp fall in new deaths and cases of the coronavirus on Saturday, but world health officials warned it...
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