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Russian central bank considers digital rouble in 2023

The Russian central bank is considering limiting future transactions with a digital rouble to smooth the impact of its implementation, planned for 2023, Deputy Governor Alexei Zabo...

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Visa moves to allow payment settlements using cryptocurrency

Visa has said it will allow the use of the cryptocurrency USD Coin to settle transactions on its payment network, the latest sign of growing acceptance of digital currencies by the...

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Can Bitcoin prosper without becoming a major currency?

Bitcoin doesn’t need to become a widely-used form of payment to succeed and could prosper solely as a store of value, SkyBridge Capital founder Anthony Scaramucci has said.

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Tesla names Musk ‘Technoking’ in cryptic regulatory filing

Tesla Inc has just added “Technoking of Tesla” to billionaire boss Elon Musk’s list of official titles, in a regulatory filing that also named its finance chief Z...

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Bitcoin falls after weekend record high as India considers a ban

Bitcoin dropped on Monday, falling from a record high above $60,000 over the weekend, as investors digested a potential ban from India on cryptocurrencies.

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Bitcoin hits $60,000 in record high

Bitcoin, the world’s biggest cryptocurrency, on Saturday crossed a record high of $60,000.

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Dorsey to convert proceeds from auction of the first ever tweet to bitcoin

Twitter’s Chief Executive Jack Dorsey has said he will convert proceeds from the digital auction of the first ever tweet on the platform to bitcoin for charity.

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Rush to crypto? Not so fast, say keepers of the corporate coffers

When Tesla became the biggest name to reveal it had added bitcoin to its coffers last month, many pundits were swift to call a corporate rush towards the booming cryptocurrency.

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Explainer: Bitcoin on your company balance sheet?

Large companies from carmaker Tesla to business intelligence firm MicroStrategy have swapped billions of dollars in cash for bitcoin in recent months.

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Goldman Sachs restarts cryptocurrency desk amid bitcoin boom

Goldman Sachs has restarted its cryptocurrency trading desk and will begin dealing bitcoin futures and non-deliverable forwards for clients from next week, a person familiar with t...

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Bitcoin is at ‘tipping point,’ Citi says as price rises

Bitcoin rose nearly 7%  as risk assets rallied after last week’s bond rout cooled, with Citi saying the most popular cryptocurrency was at a “tipping point” and c...

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Bitcoin extends retreat from record high to hit lowest in 20 days

Bitcoin dropped 6.39% to $43,165.78 on Sunday, losing $2,944.20 from its previous close.

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Boom: with more mainstream acceptance Bitcoin tops $50,000

Bitcoin headed above $50,000 for the first time ever today, adding steam to a rally fuelled by signs that the world’s most notable crypto is gaining acceptance among mainstre...

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MicroStrategy to borrow $600 million to buy more bitcoin

Major bitcoin corporate backer MicroStrategy will borrow $600 million to buy more of the currency, it said on Tuesday, as the cryptocurrency surged past $50,000 in a rally fuelled ...

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