cryptocurrency

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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Forbes releases list of cryptocurrency's billionaires

Forbes has released its list of the richest people in the cryptocurrency community. The most richest people in cryptocurrency are : Chris Larsen ($7.5-8 billion), Joseph Lubin ($1-5 billion), Changpeng Zhao ($1.1-2 billion), Cameron …

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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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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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Israel mulls creation of own national cryptocurrency

Israel's Ministry of Finance have been working on a state-backed digital currency, which may be introduced starting in 2019, local media reports. The so-called "digital shekel," identical in value to a physical shekel, …

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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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