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  • Unocoin bags $5 million from global investors at a valuation of $20 million Oct 08, 2020 09:01 AM IST

    Unocoin bags $5 million from global investors at a valuation of $20 million

    The cryptoexchanges are seeing massive jump in business and trading volume post the Supreme Court lifted the ban brought in by the Reserve Bank on banks doing business with these entities.

  • DigitX, India's first B2B cryptocurrency exchange, starts operations Oct 07, 2020 10:57 AM IST

    DigitX, India's first B2B cryptocurrency exchange, starts operations

    DigitX co-founder Mehta said cryptocurrencies should be regulated by legitimate financial institutions in the country.

  • Explained | How India plans to regulate its cryptocurrency trade? Sep 18, 2020 07:02 PM IST

    Explained | How India plans to regulate its cryptocurrency trade?

    In this edition of the Explained series, find out all about the possible digital currency trading ban.

  • 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.

  • Is Chainlink the next Ethereum? Aug 24, 2020 03:45 PM IST

    Is Chainlink the next Ethereum?

    Chainlink's website says that it is a “framework for building decentralized oracle networks that give your smart contract access to secure and reliable data inputs and outputs.”

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Visa announces support for cryptocurrencies, to pursue projects in digital currency Jul 25, 2020 03:56 PM IST

    Visa announces support for cryptocurrencies, to pursue projects in digital currency

    Acknowledging scepticism over digital currencies, Visa stated intent to address concerns by working closely with leading companies and the public sector

  • Cryptocurrency trading in India sees 400% jump during COVID-19 lockdown Jul 13, 2020 09:50 AM IST

    Cryptocurrency trading in India sees 400% jump during COVID-19 lockdown

    However, a lack of clarity on regulations and reports of a possible law to ban cryptocurrency remain a concern.

  • 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. 

  • Indian exchanges working on lending, margin trading as crypto dealings go mainstream May 26, 2020 05:54 PM IST

    Indian exchanges working on lending, margin trading as crypto dealings go mainstream

    CoinDCX offers DCXLend and WazirX is all set to go live with lending features.

  • RBI says banks can provide accounts to cryptocurrency traders: Report May 26, 2020 01:09 PM IST

    RBI says banks can provide accounts to cryptocurrency traders: Report

    In March, the Supreme Court had quashed RBI's directive that prohibited entities under its jurisdiction from dealing in digital currencies.

  • CoinDCX raises fresh funding of $2.5 million from Polychain Capital, Coinbase Ventures May 26, 2020 07:37 AM IST

    CoinDCX raises fresh funding of $2.5 million from Polychain Capital, Coinbase Ventures

    The startup has seen a massive jump in the adoption of a crypto exchange platform with COVID-19 throwing traditional markets into a tizzy

  • Elon Musk tries explaining Bitcoin to author JK Rowling on Twiiter May 18, 2020 02:23 PM IST

    Elon Musk tries explaining Bitcoin to author JK Rowling on Twiiter

    Musk, who frequently tweets about Bitcoin and other digital currencies, added that he owns 0.25 Bitcoins.

  • 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.

  • Facebook-backed Libra cryptocurrency project is scaled back Apr 17, 2020 06:52 PM IST

    Facebook-backed Libra cryptocurrency project is scaled back

    After months of criticism, the cryptocurrency is moving ahead with significant revisions.

  • Nearly one-third of people believe cryptocurrency is used primarily for illegal purchases Apr 09, 2020 07:38 PM IST

    Nearly one-third of people believe cryptocurrency is used primarily for illegal purchases

    According to new survey data from Visual Objects, the most commonly purchased items with cryptocurrency are food (38 percent) and clothing (34 percent). Purchases nowadays may not be as unlawful as people believe.

  • 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.

  • Indian Crypto Exchange BuyUcoin partners With Mobikwik Mar 31, 2020 05:59 PM IST

    Indian Crypto Exchange BuyUcoin partners With Mobikwik

    After the upliftment of the RBI curb, BuyUcoin entered partnered with Mobikwik which further allows Indian users with the ease of simple smartphone-based transactions to buy or sell crypto assets.

  • The coder and the dictator: True story behind the creator of Venezuela’s Petro cryptocurrency Mar 30, 2020 06:54 PM IST

    The coder and the dictator: True story behind the creator of Venezuela’s Petro cryptocurrency

    Jiménez has been identified as the author of the Petro before, but he has never told his story

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