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  • Goldman Sachs MD quits after making millions from Dogecoin: Report May 11, 2021 11:34 AM IST

    Goldman Sachs MD quits after making millions from Dogecoin: Report

    SpaceX and Tesla chief Elon Musk's favourite cryptocurrency Dogecoin has gone up more than 130 times this year.

  • Meme-fest on Facebook as Mark Zuckerberg shares pic of pet goat named ‘Bitcoin’ May 11, 2021 09:04 AM IST

    Meme-fest on Facebook as Mark Zuckerberg shares pic of pet goat named ‘Bitcoin’

    Top comments under the post joked about the possibility of Zuckerberg “selling 1 Bitcoin”, while others began commenting on the value of Bitcoin at the time of the tech mogul’s post.

  • Investors confident of fundamental strength as Ether crosses $4,000 for first time May 10, 2021 09:04 PM IST

    Investors confident of fundamental strength as Ether crosses $4,000 for first time

  • As scrutiny of cryptocurrency grows, the industry turns to K Street May 10, 2021 07:20 PM IST

    As scrutiny of cryptocurrency grows, the industry turns to K Street

    Ripple is just one of a long list of cryptocurrency companies scrambling for influence in Washington

  • Second-biggest cryptocurrency Ethereum breaks $4,000 to hit record high May 10, 2021 05:25 PM IST

    Second-biggest cryptocurrency Ethereum breaks $4,000 to hit record high

    Ethereum, the second-largest coin by market capitalisation, jumped more than 6 percent to just below $4,175, and was last up around 2 percent.

  • Ether bursts past $4,000; other cryptos firm May 10, 2021 10:09 AM IST

    Ether bursts past $4,000; other cryptos firm

    Ether, traded using the ethereum blockchain, has soared almost 450% in 2021. It last bought $4,038 on the Binance exchange.

  • Twitter annoyed with WazirX over payment snag; 'Your funds are safe' says exchange May 10, 2021 09:29 AM IST

    Twitter annoyed with WazirX over payment snag; 'Your funds are safe' says exchange

    In response, WazirX said that the delay in accepting funds was due to a "network issue at our banking partner's end," adding that the money that was debited from traders' accounts would be credited back ASAP. "Your funds are safe," assured the exchange.

  • Dogecoin plummets 23% after Elon Musk jokes about gifting it to mother Maye on Saturday Night Live May 09, 2021 11:19 AM IST

    Dogecoin plummets 23% after Elon Musk jokes about gifting it to mother Maye on Saturday Night Live

    Dogecoin is trading at $0.55, according to Coindesk. The price is down 23% on a 24-hour basis.

  • Elon Musk: 'Don't invest life savings in cryptocurrency, that's unwise' May 07, 2021 07:51 PM IST

    Elon Musk: 'Don't invest life savings in cryptocurrency, that's unwise'

    "Cryptocurrency is promising, but please invest with caution," Elon Musk said, even as he reiterated the possibility of cryptocurrency gaining global legitimacy in the future.

  • Bank of England governor says cryptocurrency investors should be prepared to lose all their money May 07, 2021 04:27 PM IST

    Bank of England governor says cryptocurrency investors should be prepared to lose all their money

    The meteoric rise of cryptocurrency in 2021 has once again brought back the talks of a bubble similar to that of 2017 when bitcoin blasted toward $20,000 only to sink as low as $3,122 a year later.

  • Bitcoin rises 6.8% to $56,852.03 May 06, 2021 07:46 AM IST

    Bitcoin rises 6.8% to $56,852.03

    However, the world's biggest and best-known cryptocurrency is down 12.4% from the year's high of $64,895.22 on April 14.

  • Ethereum’s co-founder Vitalik Buterin becomes the world’s youngest crypto billionaire May 04, 2021 09:16 PM IST

    Ethereum’s co-founder Vitalik Buterin becomes the world’s youngest crypto billionaire

    Born in 1994, Vitalik Buterin is a Russian-Canadian programmer and author who founded Ethereum in 2014.

  • S&P Dow Jones brings bitcoin, ethereum to Wall St with cryptocurrency indexes May 04, 2021 07:25 PM IST

    S&P Dow Jones brings bitcoin, ethereum to Wall St with cryptocurrency indexes

    The new indexes, S&P Bitcoin Index, S&P Ethereum Index and S&P Crypto Mega Cap Index, will measure the performance of digital assets tied to them.

  • Dogecoin, ethereum continue to sizzle, climb to new highs May 04, 2021 03:19 PM IST

    Dogecoin, ethereum continue to sizzle, climb to new highs

    Dogecoin was up more than 14 percent and was being traded at $0.4389 at 8.30 am in London, while ethereum went past $3,400.

  • Ethereum extends gains to fresh record above $3,400 May 04, 2021 07:56 AM IST

    Ethereum extends gains to fresh record above $3,400

    The ether/bitcoin cross rate stood at its highest in more than two-and-a-half years on Tuesday while bitcoin was steady at $57,295.

  • Ethereum breaks past $3,000 to quadruple in value in 2021 May 03, 2021 10:42 AM IST

    Ethereum breaks past $3,000 to quadruple in value in 2021

    Ether, the token transacted on the ethereum blockchain, rose 3% on the Bitstamp exchange to $3,051.99 by lunchtime in Asia. It is up more than 300% for the year so far, easily outpacing a 95% rise in the more popular bitcoin.

  • Will institutional push help bitcoin become mainstream? Apr 28, 2021 01:09 PM IST

    Will institutional push help bitcoin become mainstream?

    Entry of multinational giants like JPMorgan Chase and Morgan Stanely after Tesla, MicroStrategy, Square in cryptocurrency market may cheer investors and drive demand.

  • Turkey’s cryptocurrency crisis may have a silver lining Apr 28, 2021 09:42 AM IST

    Turkey’s cryptocurrency crisis may have a silver lining

    The events in Turkey highlight the risk associated with cryptocurrencies that are increasingly being traded globally and are not governed by any authority.

  • COVID-19 Fight: Brett Lee donates a Bitcoin to help buy oxygen for hospitals in India, calls country his second home Apr 27, 2021 07:59 PM IST

    COVID-19 Fight: Brett Lee donates a Bitcoin to help buy oxygen for hospitals in India, calls country his second home

    Brett Lee's donation comes a day after Australian cricketer Pat Cummins contributed $50,000 towards the PM-CARES fund.

  • Still getting your head around digital currency? So are central bankers Apr 27, 2021 05:19 PM IST

    Still getting your head around digital currency? So are central bankers

    Global central banks are experimenting with digital payment offerings, fuelling concerns that the Fed might fall behind the curve

  • Elon Musk says Tesla sold Bitcoin to prove its liquidity as alternative to cash Apr 27, 2021 01:54 PM IST

    Elon Musk says Tesla sold Bitcoin to prove its liquidity as alternative to cash

    Bitcoin, the world's largest cryptocurrency, has gained the attention of Wall Street after a sharp spike in the price in 2020.

  • JPMorgan working on Bitcoin fund for wealthy clients: Report Apr 27, 2021 09:16 AM IST

    JPMorgan working on Bitcoin fund for wealthy clients: Report

    Bitcoin's price jumped almost 10 percent on April 26 to trade at over $53,700, after the news report of JPMorgan preparing a Bitcoin fund.

  • Bitcoin jumps 8%, on course to snap five days of losses Apr 26, 2021 03:35 PM IST

    Bitcoin jumps 8%, on course to snap five days of losses

    Bitcoin was last up 6.7 percent at $52,452 after touching its lowest since early March on Sunday. Other major coins ethereum and XRP, which tend to move in tandem with bitcoin, were up around 5 percent and 11 percent respectively.

  • Ethical to crypto, the changing nature of sports endorsements Apr 25, 2021 10:14 AM IST

    Ethical to crypto, the changing nature of sports endorsements

    Gymnast Simone Biles’ move from Nike to Athleta, basketballer Wilson Chandler’s deal with an NFT brand show that sporting endorsements have gone far beyond colas and sneakers

  • Turkey crafting broader crypto regulations, cenbank head says Apr 24, 2021 10:55 PM IST

    Turkey crafting broader crypto regulations, cenbank head says

    In an interview with Turkish broadcasters, Kavcioglu said some details would be ready in two weeks.

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