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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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Bitcoin emergence as ‘digital gold’ could lift price to $146,000, says JPM

Digital currency bitcoin has emerged as a rival into gold and could trade as large as $146,000 if it becomes established as a safe-haven asset, investment bank JPMorgan (JPM) has s...

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Bitcoin slumps, slamming the brakes on its New Year rally

Bitcoin fell sharply on Monday, losing earth by a record high of $34,800 touched a day before, with traders citing volatility in highly regulated futures markets.

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US Treasury: G7 finance officials back need to regulate digital currencies

Finance ministers and central bankers from the G7 advanced markets strongly supported the need to regulate digital monies, the US Treasury Department said in a statement on Monday ...

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JD.com becomes first online platform to accept China’s digital currency

Chinese e-commerce company JD.com Inc said on Saturday it has become the nation’s first digital platform to accept Beijing’s homegrown digital currency.

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How American investors are gobbling up booming bitcoin

Bitcoin has grabbed headlines this week with its dizzying ascent to an all-time high. Yet, under the radar, a tendency was playing that could alter the surface of the cryptocurrenc...

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Facebook-backed digital coin Libra rebrands itself as Diem

Facebook-backed cryptocurrency Libra was rebranded “Diem” in a renewed effort to get regulatory approval by dreading the project’s genuine independence.

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Crypto exchange Coinbase hit by connection problems as bitcoin plummets

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has said its retail and professional-focused platforms have been hit by tech issues, with customers reporting problem trading as bitcoin plunged to...

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Bitcoin hits nearly three-year peak, approaches new record

Bitcoin jumped to its highest level since December 2017 as the asset’s perceived value as a hedge against inflation and expectations of mainstream acceptance lured retail and...