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RBI working on digital currency, pilot projects likely in near future: Dy Governor

The RBI has also been exploring the pros and cons of introduction of CBDCs since quite some time

22 Jul 2021 10:18 PM

Indian-origin man agrees to plead guilty to money laundering charges

The maximum possible sentence Kalra could receive for these charges is life in federal prison.

28 Aug 2019 2:10 PM

Facebook to unveil new cryptocurrency

Facebook has already sought blessings from the US Treasury and the Bank of England, the BBC reported last month.

17 Jun 2019 4:19 PM

Bitcoin sinks abruptly after seven weeks of recovery

After many lackluster months, the price of bitcoin started to rally from early April, hitting a 10-month high earlier this week.

17 May 2019 3:09 PM

Rise of smaller rivals throws up fresh challenge to bitcoin

Bitcoin now accounts for around 60 per cent of the USD 240 billion crypto market, down from nearly 90 per cent.

15 May 2019 1:08 PM


Bitcoin holds above USD 7,000 after hitting 9-month high

Bitcoin has almost doubled in price this year, underscoring its volatility after a bruising 2018.

13 May 2019 3:19 PM

Hacked, scammed and on your own: navigating cryptocurrency 'wild west'

Various estimates show cryptocurrency crime is on the rise, keeping pace with the market’s rapid growth.

18 Oct 2018 4:03 PM

Cryptocurrency theft hits nearly $1 billion in first nine months: Report

The report also showed a steadily growing number of smaller thefts in the $20-60 million range, totalling $173 million in the 3rd quarter.

11 Oct 2018 10:06 AM

USD 60 million in virtual currency hacked in Japan

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

The bigger Cryptocurrencies get, the worse they perform: BIS

BIS says for any form of money to work across large networks it requires trust in the stability of its value.

18 Jun 2018 7:46 AM


Cryptocurrencies tumble after S. Korea hack

The attack on Coinrail comes months after Japanese firm Coincheck said it had lost more than USD 500 million in a January hack.

11 Jun 2018 12:08 PM

Virtual currency sales soar in 2018 but monthly trends slow down

Virtual currency sales skyrocketed to 9.1 billion this year but monthly trends faced a slowdown if the two biggest offerings are excluded.

05 Jun 2018 9:32 AM

Relief for MTC virtual currency holders

According to MTC's revival plan, currency holders will be able to redeem their coins on online shopping portal.

02 Jun 2018 1:05 PM

Online bank in Germany uses Bitcoins to transfer loans

Bitbond uses cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin to bypass the Swift international transfer system to lend money across the globe rapidly.

13 May 2018 3:53 PM

Bitcoin frenzy settles down as big players muscle into market

Cryptocurrency advertisements are disappearing from top internet pages, and bitcoin no longer dominates Google searches.

27 Apr 2018 7:34 PM


Cryptocurrency traders use old gold in drive to draw Islamic investors

The global surge of interest in bitcoin, ethereum and other cryptocurrencies extends into the Gulf and southeast Asia.

08 Apr 2018 4:16 PM

Cryptocurrencies hit hard on Indian exchanges after RBI clampdown

Government and the central bank have previously cautioned the public on cryptocurrencies.

07 Apr 2018 10:17 AM

ClearTax, Zebpay join hands to help Indian investors with cryptocurrency taxation

The plan will help investors and traders of bitcoin understand tax laws and reporting regarding taxation on trading of cryptocurrency.

25 Mar 2018 3:35 PM

Malaysian firm adds Islamic certification to cryptocurrency

Malaysia-based firm HelloGold is planning to launch its online gold platform in Thailand later this year.

21 Feb 2018 11:21 AM

Bitcoin rises above $10,000, strategist sees new high by July

Lee says 2018 will remain a strong year for cryptocurrencies, but he sees the larger and more established blockchain networks.

16 Feb 2018 7:38 AM