ADFW 2022 witnesses launch of “Abu Dhabi Crypto Hub”

Thu, 17 Nov 2022 - 06:46 GMT

The theme of the third day of the Abu Dhabi Finance week is “Crypto Abu Dhabi”.

Heard of bitcoin's 'halving'? It's set to shake crypto markets in 2020

Thu, 19 Dec 2019 - 11:15 GMT

That's a big change in a market worth about $120 billion where bitcoin worth several billions dollars are created every year.

Cryptocurrencies failing as money, but technology has promise: Carney

Fri, 02 Mar 2018 - 02:10 GMT

Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin are failing as a form of money and have shown clear signs of being a financial bubble, but their technology could improve the financial system in future.

WGS 2018: Cryptocurrencies are Here to Stay

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 - 11:31 GMT

Is the Future of Cryptocurrencies Gold or Dust?’ was the theme of a breakout session held on day three of the sixth World Government Summit (WGS 2018) in Dubai.

Banks in Britain and U.S. ban Bitcoin buying with credit cards

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 - 07:03 GMT

Banks in Britain and the United States have banned the use of credit cards to buy Bitcoin and other "cryptocurrencies."

Bitcoin set for worst week since 2013 as crypto sell-off intensifies

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 - 12:53 GMT

The slump in prices this week means the total market value of cryptocurrencies is down to $385 billion, less than half the high it reached in January.

Bitcoin jolted by regulation worries, falls 7 percent on extended selloff

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 - 09:22 GMT

The price of the world’s biggest and best known cryptocurrency fell to as low as $10,567 on the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp exchange.

Indonesia central bank warns over cryptocurrencies

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 - 11:22 GMT

Indonesia’s central bank has issued a fresh warning about trading in cryptocurrencies like bitcoin because of the risk of losses to the public

India likens crypto cash to Ponzi schemes

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 - 03:13 GMT

Analysts and governments have repeatedly warned about a bubble that could burst at any moment as investors, many inexperienced, piled into the currency.

Europe draws in nearly half of funds raised via initial coin offerings

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 - 08:46 GMT

Nearly half of the cash that has poured into newly issued cryptocurrencies in recent years has been raised in Europe, research published on Thursday showed.

Russia moves to regulate cryptocurrencies

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 - 04:16 GMT

Russia is taking steps to regulate cryptocurrencies, as the value of virtual currencies such as bitcoin soars and their use in the real world increases.