Central banks worldwide are looking into the possibility of issuing digital money to prevent the loss of state control over money.
27 Jan 2020 7:24 AM
The comments come a year after government tagged Bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies illegal and the RBI banned their trade.
05 Dec 2019 5:48 PM
Facebook announced plans to create the Libra 'stablecoin' by 2020, scaring global regulators who now scramble to come up with regulation.
18 Sep 2019 9:43 AM
US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says that Facebook’s plan to build a digital currency called Libra “cannot go forward”.
11 Jul 2019 2:17 PM
Facebook also formed a Geneva-based association to govern the new coin and hold the reserves, alongside several major partners.
29 Jun 2019 2:10 PM
Bitcoin is now worth $5,543.76 compared to a peak of about $19,000 in December 2017.
15 Nov 2018 1:38 PM
Japan is a major centre for virtual currencies and as many as 50,000 shops in the country are thought to accept bitcoin.
20 Sep 2018 10:05 AM
Kaspersky Lab products blocked more than a hundred thousand triggers related to cryptocurrencies on fake exchanges and other sources.
20 Jul 2018 6:33 PM
Virtual currencies raise concerns of consumer protection, market integrity and money laundering.
06 Apr 2018 3:48 PM
The boom has eaten away the spreads and shown how fast the galloping cryptocurrency markets can change course.
03 Apr 2018 12:22 PM
The 4G service provider denies the existence of JioCoins cryptocurrency and will take appropriate legal action.
01 Feb 2018 12:02 PM
Bitcoin investors and analysts believe the decline in its value was a natural correction after a heady run-up in prices.
26 Dec 2017 12:50 PM
The rate in India is much higher than in other countries because there is high demand but limited supply.
17 Dec 2017 12:33 AM
Bitcoin was trading at USD 17,750 per unit for the futures contract expiring on January 17.
11 Dec 2017 1:27 PM
The RBI has been repeatedly cautioning everyone about the usage of cryptocurrencies.
13 Sep 2017 12:17 PM
Government has been debating issues concerning bitcoins and sought public opinion on it a few months ago.
28 Jul 2017 4:13 PM
Bitcoin is a digital currency that is not tied to a bank or government and allows users to spend money anonymously.
16 May 2017 2:36 PM
Wipro confirms that it has filed a complaint with the local law enforcement authorities after receiving a threatening letter.
07 May 2017 10:02 AM
Bitcoin, invented in 2008, performed better than any other currency in every year since 2010 apart from 2014.
25 Feb 2017 8:59 AM
Its biggest daily moves in 2016 were around 10 per cent, still very volatile compared with fiat currencies.
03 Jan 2017 12:53 AM