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Bitcoin (₿) is a digital currency that is not regulated by any central bank or single administrator. The cryptocurrency that can be sent by one user to another without the need for intermediaries hit an all-time high of nearly $20,000 in late 2017. More

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  • The Hong Kong Dollar is the best stablecoin. Sorry, Terra and Luna May 17, 2022 04:52 PM IST

    The Hong Kong Dollar is the best stablecoin. Sorry, Terra and Luna

    Governments are better at guaranteeing stability than crypto pegged to the US dollar. Hong Kong’s currency is proof of that

  • Bitcoin back below $30,000; European regulators renew crypto warnings May 16, 2022 04:05 PM IST

    Bitcoin back below $30,000; European regulators renew crypto warnings

    HONG KONG Cryptocurrencies resumed their slide on Monday, giving up the gains they had eked out over the weekend, as regulators continued to c..

  • FTX chief Sam Bankman-Fried says Bitcoin has no future as a payments network May 16, 2022 10:12 AM IST

    FTX chief Sam Bankman-Fried says Bitcoin has no future as a payments network

    "The Bitcoin network is not a payments network and it is not a scaling network," the report quoted FTX founder and Chief Executive Officer Sam Bankman-Fried as saying.

  • Explainer: What are stablecoins, the asset rocking the cryptocurrency market? May 15, 2022 05:10 PM IST

    Explainer: What are stablecoins, the asset rocking the cryptocurrency market?

  • Top Cryptocurrency News Today: The biggest moves in Bitcoin, NFTs, crypto rules and more May 15, 2022 09:33 AM IST

    Top Cryptocurrency News Today: The biggest moves in Bitcoin, NFTs, crypto rules and more

    A daily round-up of the most interesting articles on cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and NFTs to help you jump-start the day.

  • Cryptocurrency Prices Today May 15: Ethereum falls 2%; Cardano, Dogecoin shed up to 6% May 15, 2022 08:38 AM IST

    Cryptocurrency Prices Today May 15: Ethereum falls 2%; Cardano, Dogecoin shed up to 6%

    Bitcoin has dropped about 37 percent year to date. Other cryptos have fared just as poorly. Ethereum has dropped 44 percent and dogecoin has fallen 53 percent.

  • Cryptocurrency Luna crashes 100 percent to $0 in seven days May 14, 2022 02:50 PM IST

    Cryptocurrency Luna crashes 100 percent to $0 in seven days

    Over the last few weeks, the crypto market has been in a free fall

  • Top Cryptocurrency News Today: The biggest moves in Bitcoin, NFTs, crypto rules and more May 14, 2022 10:19 AM IST

    Top Cryptocurrency News Today: The biggest moves in Bitcoin, NFTs, crypto rules and more

    A daily round-up of the most interesting articles on cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and NFTs to help you jump-start the day.

  • Cryptocurrency Prices Today May 14: Breather from sell-off; Bitcoin, Ether in green May 14, 2022 09:23 AM IST

    Cryptocurrency Prices Today May 14: Breather from sell-off; Bitcoin, Ether in green

    Bitcoin has dropped about 37 percent year to date. Other cryptos have fared just as poorly

  • In pics | A look at the design of the world's first Bitcoin City in El Salvador May 13, 2022 07:09 PM IST

    In pics | A look at the design of the world's first Bitcoin City in El Salvador

    The world’s first Bitcoin City is coming along beautifully. Nayib Bukele, President of El Salvador, the smallest country in Central America, took to social media to share the design of the first Bitcoin city.

  • Crypto market: Why is there a crash and what’s next? May 13, 2022 01:47 PM IST

    Crypto market: Why is there a crash and what’s next?

    The plunge in the value of cryptocurrencies also revealed that they are not as insulated from the financial markets as they are made out to be.

  • Nomura offers its first bitcoin derivatives, just as crypto markets tumble May 13, 2022 09:53 AM IST

    Nomura offers its first bitcoin derivatives, just as crypto markets tumble

    The trades, executed on the CME by crypto asset trading firm Cumberland DRW this week, were the Japanese investment bank's first digital asset trades, said Nomura's head of markets, Asia ex-Japan, Rig Karkhanis in a statement.

  • Top Cryptocurrency News Today: The biggest moves in Bitcoin, NFTs, crypto rules and more May 13, 2022 09:44 AM IST

    Top Cryptocurrency News Today: The biggest moves in Bitcoin, NFTs, crypto rules and more

    A daily round-up of the most interesting articles on cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and NFTs to help you jump-start the day.

  • Crypto crash: Twitter's answer to buy bitcoin 'dips' whose price goes 'dipping' May 12, 2022 02:43 PM IST

    Crypto crash: Twitter's answer to buy bitcoin 'dips' whose price goes 'dipping'

    While writing about what the crypto crash means for investors, columnist Lionel Laurent said that bitcoin’s 50 per cent slide in six months highlights its flaws in times of stress.

  • Cryptocurrency Prices Today May 12: Bitcoin falls to 16-month low, Cardano biggest loser May 12, 2022 09:57 AM IST

    Cryptocurrency Prices Today May 12: Bitcoin falls to 16-month low, Cardano biggest loser

    Bitcoin's price is currently Rs 23.80 lakh, with a dominance of 44.36%. This was a 2,46% increase over the day, according to data from CoinMarketCap.

  • Zerodha CEO Nithin Kamath has a warning for Indian crypto investors May 12, 2022 09:48 AM IST

    Zerodha CEO Nithin Kamath has a warning for Indian crypto investors

    Coinbase, in its latest filing, said that - in the event of bankruptcy - crypto assets held by the exchange could be considered property of the bankruptcy proceedings.

  • Bitcoin falls to 16 month low May 12, 2022 09:24 AM IST

    Bitcoin falls to 16 month low

    The world's largest cryptocurrency dropped around 2% to as low as $28,379.26, its lowest since January 2021.

  • Bitcoin price: What the crypto crash means for investors May 11, 2022 11:05 AM IST

    Bitcoin price: What the crypto crash means for investors

    The cryptocurrency is a poor substitute for cash in an inflationary environment

  • Crypto assets shed $800 billion in market value in a month May 11, 2022 06:48 AM IST

    Crypto assets shed $800 billion in market value in a month

    Bitcoin, which makes up for nearly 40% of the crypto market, hit a 10-month low earlier on Tuesday, before rebounding to $31,450, just six days after touching $40,000. It was more than 54% below its Nov. 10 all-time high of $69,000.

  • Top Cryptocurrency News on May 10: The biggest moves in Bitcoin prices, crypto policies and more May 10, 2022 08:42 AM IST

    Top Cryptocurrency News on May 10: The biggest moves in Bitcoin prices, crypto policies and more

    A daily round-up of the most interesting articles on cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum and Tether to help jump-start the day

  • Cryptocurrency Prices Today May 10: Bitcoin slumps further, Polkadot biggest loser May 10, 2022 08:13 AM IST

    Cryptocurrency Prices Today May 10: Bitcoin slumps further, Polkadot biggest loser

    Bitcoin's price is currently Rs 25.44 lakh, with a dominance of 41.79 percent. This was a 0.34 percent increase over the day

  • Crypto selloff - Buyers of 2021 hit as Bitcoin tests $30,000 May 10, 2022 08:00 AM IST

    Crypto selloff - Buyers of 2021 hit as Bitcoin tests $30,000

    It’s a glib way to think of all those who had joined the market as Bitcoin’s price rose to an all-time high at the end of last year -- including institutions and small-time at-home investors, many of whom are deeply underwater on their investments now.

  • Bitcoin drops as Wall Street shares tumble May 10, 2022 06:11 AM IST

    Bitcoin drops as Wall Street shares tumble

    The world's largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, bitcoin dropped to as low as $30,331.28, falling for a fifth consecutive session. Bitcoin was last down 9.8% at $30,724.

  • Bitcoin falls to 22-month low as stock markets tumble May 09, 2022 05:13 PM IST

    Bitcoin falls to 22-month low as stock markets tumble

    Bitcoin dropped to as low as $32,763.16 shortly before 1100 GMT, in its fifth consecutive session of falling.

  • Bitcoin flirts with lowest level since 2021 as equities swoon May 09, 2022 11:41 AM IST

    Bitcoin flirts with lowest level since 2021 as equities swoon

    The world’s largest digital token dropped as much as 2.7% on Monday and was trading at $33,741 as of 12:40 p.m. in Singapore. The second biggest, Ether, shed as much 4.6%. Most of the major virtual coins were under pressure over the weekend and the downbeat mood carried over into Monday.

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