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Iran bans Bitcoin dealings

Iran has banned the country’s banks from dealing in cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, over money-laundering concerns, Iran's central bank said. "Banks and credit institutions and currency exchanges should avoid any …

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Bitcoin exceeds $10,000

Bitcoin exchange rate rose to $10,101, according to electronic cryptocurrency platform Coinmarketcap. Earlier, the bitcoin rate showed a sharp drop and fell to a mark of $5996 on February 6. Bitcoin reaches its maximum value in December …

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Ramzan Kadyrov explores bitcoin market

Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov wrote in his Telegram today that he bought bitcoins. "I have already said that the blockchain technology would be introduced in the Chechen Republic. I'm also interested in innovative payment …

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Turkish football club completes first bitcoin transfer

A Turkish football club has completed the country's first ever transfer using the Bitcoin cryptocurrency, broadcaster CNN Turk reported. Harunustaspor, a local amateur league club, signed 22-year old Omer Faruk Kiroglu for 2,000 …

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Bitcoin's price drops below $10,000

The price of bitcoin has fallen below $10,000 for the first time since early December, CoinDesk reported. According to CoinDesk's Bitcoin Price Index (BPI), the cryptocurrency's value has hit a low of $9,714.02 as of press …

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New cryptocurrencies cause bitcoin price drop

Bitcoin exchange rate fell by 6.76% to $14,300, according to the data of the electronic cryptocurrency platform Coinmarketcap. According to Coindesk, which provides the most accurate bitcoin price using an average from the …

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Bitcoin exchange rate down 12%

Bitcoin exchange rate fell by 12.5%, according to the data of the electronic cryptocurrency platform Coinmarketcap. As of 11:00 (MSK), Bitcoin price was $14,608, Gazeta.ru reported. Bitcoin plunged below $14,000 in overnight …

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Hard fork causes bitcoin price drop

Bitcoin price continues to decline because of the expected hard fork. The cryptocurrency dropped to $13,530 on the Bitfinex exchange today, to $14,150 on GDAX (0.07%), according to CoinMarketCap -  to $13.990 (1.73%), according to …

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Bitcoin slips below $14,000

Bitcoin tumbled below $14,000 briefly on the Bitstamp exchange today, down roughly 30% from its record top near $20,000 set at the start of the week. It was last down 7% at $14,499 but fell as much as 14.7% earlier in the Asian day, …

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Crimean couple names their son 'Bitcoin'

A couple from Crimea named their newborn son "Bitcoin" after the world's most famous and expensive cryptocurrency. The boy's father explained that he owed his financial well-being to bitcoin, and in this way he wanted …

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Bitcoin futures trading underway

The price of Bitcoin bounced back from a 4pc fall that followed the launch of a new set of futures in the cryptocurrency by the world’s largest exchange provider CME in Chicago. Its value on the Coinbase exchange fell from $19,375 …

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Bitcoin hits new all time high

Having traded in a relatively narrow - for bitcoin - range of $16,500-$17,500 over the past week, the world's most popular cryptocurrency jumped to new all-time highs following the latest (unexplained) burst of buying out of Asia, with …

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Bitcoin drops to $13000

 The price of bitcoin spent much of Saturday in decline, as the world's largest cryptocurrency saw a nine percent drop over the 24-hour span, CoinDesk reports. Sunday's session has so far seen that drop …

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Bitcoin: another day, another record

Bitcoin exchange rate soared more than 23%, smashing through the $18,000 benchmark for the first time ever, according to the data from Coinmarketcap.  The exchange rate surge over the past day amounted to $4,000. On …

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Bitcoin tops $16,000

Bitcoin passed $16,000 per coin for the first time on Thursday, just 24 hours after clearing $14,000 for the first time ever, Business Insider reports. Bitcoin continues to break its own record highs against the dollar and has now risen …

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