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  • Bitcoin hits new record, this time with less talk of a bubble Dec 01, 2020 05:07 PM IST

    Bitcoin hits new record, this time with less talk of a bubble

    Rather than quickly trading in and out of it, more investors are seen using Bitcoin as a place to park part of their investment portfolios outside the influence of governments and the traditional financial system

  • Bitcoin hits record high of $19,808 after steep fall last week Nov 30, 2020 08:36 PM IST

    Bitcoin hits record high of $19,808 after steep fall last week

    The virtual currency touched a lifetime peak of $19,808 and was last up 8.6 percent at $19,721.

  • Bitcoin finally finds a rationale in doomsday scenarios Nov 25, 2020 11:38 AM IST

    Bitcoin finally finds a rationale in doomsday scenarios

    The digital ecosystem draws support from being the currency of last resort

  • Is Bitcoin the new Gold? Nov 20, 2020 09:53 AM IST

    Is Bitcoin the new Gold?

    A user can buy, sell, hold, or spend Bitcoin using PayPal’s wallet. With 346 million users, Paypal can take Bitcoin to a different orbit.

  • Bitcoin makes a comeback: Smells like 2017 again Nov 18, 2020 08:59 PM IST

    Bitcoin makes a comeback: Smells like 2017 again

    This morning, Coindesk reported that Bitcoin is trading at $18,062. All of a sudden, it smells like 2017 again. 

  • Bitcoin breaks $18,000 as rally powers on, all-time high in sight Nov 18, 2020 02:55 PM IST

    Bitcoin breaks $18,000 as rally powers on, all-time high in sight

    The original and biggest cryptocurrency was last up 3% at $18,175, its highest since December 2017. It has gained over 160% this year, and has jumped 17% in the last 3 days alone.

  • 'Dr Doom' Nouriel Roubini says bitcoin may be a partial store of value Nov 10, 2020 09:12 AM IST

    'Dr Doom' Nouriel Roubini says bitcoin may be a partial store of value

    On a year-to-date basis, Bitcoin prices are up over 113 percent.

  • Explained | How Bitcoin works and what affects its price Nov 09, 2020 01:10 PM IST

    Explained | How Bitcoin works and what affects its price

    Bitcoin is a digital currency that is not controlled by any governing body or financial institution. Find out what affects its price.

  • Bitcoin climbs 8% to $13k after PayPal allows using cryptocurrency on its network Oct 22, 2020 01:11 PM IST

    Bitcoin climbs 8% to $13k after PayPal allows using cryptocurrency on its network

    On a year-to-date basis, Bitcoin prices are up over 77 percent.

  • 3-Point Analysis | How soon can we expect law banning cryptocurrencies? Sep 16, 2020 10:08 PM IST

    3-Point Analysis | How soon can we expect law banning cryptocurrencies?

    Moneycontrol's Sakshi Batra does a 3-Point Analysis to find out how soon can we expect the law and what will be the impact when it gets enforced.

  • Bitcoin rises 3% tracking strong gains in US stocks Sep 15, 2020 02:55 PM IST

    Bitcoin rises 3% tracking strong gains in US stocks

    The world's largest cryptocurrency had been under pressure since mid-August 2020 after it failed to hold its 13-month high level of $12,000.

  • Bitcoin fails to hold $12,000, falls nearly 4% Aug 19, 2020 04:08 PM IST

    Bitcoin fails to hold $12,000, falls nearly 4%

    The cryptocurrency has soared over 70 percent this year and has become one of the strongest performing assets.

  • 3 Point Analysis | What led to the sharp surge in Bitcoin? Aug 18, 2020 09:02 PM IST

    3 Point Analysis | What led to the sharp surge in Bitcoin?

    Moneycontrol's Sakshi Batra does a 3 Point Analysis to find out what led to the sharp surge in Bitcoin and the outlook on it going forward

  • Bitcoin hits highest in 13 months as 2020 rally gathers steam Aug 17, 2020 09:33 PM IST

    Bitcoin hits highest in 13 months as 2020 rally gathers steam

    The biggest cryptocurrency gained 4.4 percent to $12,424, its highest since July 2019. Bitcoin has soared over 70 percent this year, making it one of the strongest performing assets.

  • India to ban trade in cryptocurrency, government working on a law Aug 04, 2020 11:58 AM IST

    India to ban trade in cryptocurrency, government working on a law

    In 2018, the RBI prohibited regulated entities from providing services to any individual or business dealing in digital currencies but the circular was overturned by the Supreme Court in March 2020.

  • Bitcoin breaches $10,000-mark; here are 7 exchanges that facilitate trading in cryptocurrencies in India Jul 27, 2020 12:21 PM IST

    Bitcoin breaches $10,000-mark; here are 7 exchanges that facilitate trading in cryptocurrencies in India

    In 2018, the RBI had put a blanket ban on trading in cryptocurrency. However, the order was set aside by the Supreme Court in March this year.

  • Bitcoin rises above $10,000 for first time since early June Jul 27, 2020 07:35 AM IST

    Bitcoin rises above $10,000 for first time since early June

    In addition to suffering pricing blows due to the economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak, the virtual currency went through its third so-called halving on May 11, which cut the rewards given to those who "mine" bitcoin to 6.25 new coins from 12.5.

  • YouTuber Carry Minati's channel hacked, Bitcoin-related content appears on CarryisLive Jul 25, 2020 08:58 AM IST

    YouTuber Carry Minati's channel hacked, Bitcoin-related content appears on CarryisLive

    Bitcoin-related content appeared on Minati's second channel, called CarryisLive.

  • Explained: What's behind the Twitter Bitcoin hack? Jul 17, 2020 09:55 PM IST

    Explained: What's behind the Twitter Bitcoin hack?

    The hack might be a simple demonstration of Twitter’s weak security controls as the US heads into the 2020 presidential election, a contest in which social media is already playing a hugely influential role.

  • Crypto business takes off but industry still waiting for regulations   Jun 10, 2020 12:05 PM IST

    Crypto business takes off but industry still waiting for regulations  

    Global technology majors, which are keen on India, are also looking for some indications from the government before bringing in their exchange businesses. 

  • Coronavirus pandemic |Business booms for crypto-exchanges as economy takes a beating May 15, 2020 01:21 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic |Business booms for crypto-exchanges as economy takes a beating

    Platforms see a big jump in trading volumes, new users as the government and the RBI stay mum on regulation.

  • Here's how can you save yourself from Bitcoin Crypto scams May 14, 2020 08:46 PM IST

    Here's how can you save yourself from Bitcoin Crypto scams

    Bitcoin has fuelled hundreds of rags-to-riches stories, but at the same time, it has enabled scammers to earn millions from unsuspecting buyers and investors.

  • Tech | What to expect from Facebook’s Libra 2.0? May 12, 2020 03:28 PM IST

    Tech | What to expect from Facebook’s Libra 2.0?

    While the Libra Association has come out with a new digital currency, expect authorities running fiat currencies to continue their criticism

  • Bitcoin rises 14%, becomes the top performing asset of 2020 again Apr 30, 2020 09:09 AM IST

    Bitcoin rises 14%, becomes the top performing asset of 2020 again

    The digital currency is now up 30 percent from its March lows, outperforming the likes of S&P 500 (25 percent), Nifty (27 percent) as well as most other major markets.

  • Bitcoin rises 7%, back in the green for 2020 Apr 07, 2020 09:17 AM IST

    Bitcoin rises 7%, back in the green for 2020

    Experts say it now has to reclaim $8,000 to start the bull run.

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