BITCOIN

South Korea says planned ban on cryptocurrency market not yet finalize

South Korea says planned ban on cryptocurrency market not yet finalize

Published 15/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: A Bitcoin logo is seen on a cryptocurrency ATM in Santa Monica, California, U.S., January 4, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File PhotoSEOUL (Reuters) - South [more…]

Uproar over crackdown on cryptocurrencies divides South Korea

Uproar over crackdown on cryptocurrencies divides South Korea

Published 12/01/2018

A man walks past an electric board showing exchange rates of various cryptocurrencies at Bithumb cryptocurrencies exchange in Seoul, South Korea, January 11, 2018. REUTERS/Kim [more…]

Chinese bitcoin miners eye sites in energy-rich Canada

Chinese bitcoin miners eye sites in energy-rich Canada

Published 12/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Bitcoin mining computers are pictured in Bitmain's mining farm near Keflavik, Iceland, June 4, 2016. REUTERS/Jemima Kelly/File PhotoMONTREAL/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s Bitmain Technologies [more…]

Road to bitcoin ETF paved with red tape

Road to bitcoin ETF paved with red tape

Published 09/01/2018

A Bitcoin logo is seen on a cryptocurrency ATM in Santa Monica, California, U.S., January 4, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy NicholsonNEW YORK (Reuters) - The going is [more…]

Merrill Lynch bans clients from investing in Silbert bitcoin fund

Merrill Lynch bans clients from investing in Silbert bitcoin fund

Published 04/01/2018

The company logo of the Bank of America and Merrill Lynch is displayed at its office in Hong Kong March 8, 2013. REUTERS/Bobby YipNEW YORK [more…]

Bitcoin slips below $14,000, down 30 percent from record peak

Bitcoin slips below $14,000, down 30 percent from record peak

Published 22/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: A copy of bitcoin standing on PC motherboard is seen in this illustration picture, October 26, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File PhotoTOKYO (Reuters) - Cryptocurrency [more…]

Bitcoin hits bigger stage as exchange giant CME launches futures

Bitcoin hits bigger stage as exchange giant CME launches futures

Published 18/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: A copy of bitcoin standing on PC motherboard is seen in this illustration picture, October 26, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File PhotoNEW YORK/SYDNEY (Reuters) - [more…]

Bitcoin hits new record high as warnings grow louder

Bitcoin hits new record high as warnings grow louder

Published 15/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: Bitcoin (virtual currency) coins placed on Dollar banknotes, next to computer keyboard, are seen in this illustration picture, November 6, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File [more…]

South Korea fin min says in talks with ministries on regulation of bit

South Korea fin min says in talks with ministries on regulation of bit

Published 11/12/2017

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea’s finance minister said on Monday that relevant ministries are in talks to decide whether trading of bitcoins should be regulated. [more…]

Factbox: Cboe, CME to launch bitcoin futures contracts

Factbox: Cboe, CME to launch bitcoin futures contracts

Published 10/12/2017

(Reuters) - Cboe Global Markets Inc and CME Group Inc will launch futures contracts on bitcoin on Dec. 10 and Dec. 17 respectively. Here are [more…]