Cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin’s crash: what the experts think 
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Expert’s view

Bitcoin’s crash: what the experts think 

The price plunge has left some ‘chart-watchers’ nervous
25 Jun 2021
‘The Olympics have become a joyless chore’
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‘The Olympics have become a joyless chore’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
10 May 2021
Elon Musk and Tesla bet big on bitcoin 
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Elon Musk and Tesla bet big on bitcoin 

Cryptocurrency’s value hits record high after car firm reveals $1.5bn investment
9 Feb 2021
Bitcoin price soars past $20,000 to all-time high
Bitcoin
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Bitcoin price soars past $20,000 to all-time high

The volatile cryptocurrency has gained more than 170% this year
17 Dec 2020
Bitcoin showing signs of recovery following slump
Bitcoin
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Bitcoin showing signs of recovery following slump

Cryptocurrencies are making gains despite crackdown by China
29 Nov 2019
Why bitcoin is suffering its biggest fall in six months
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Why bitcoin is suffering its biggest fall in six months

Total of $170bn has been wiped from the virtual currency market since June
22 Nov 2019
Tories’ ‘botched game plan could cost election’
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Tories’ ‘botched game plan could cost election’

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7 Nov 2019

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China clears path to new digital currency
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China clears path to new digital currency

Unlike other cryptocurrencies, Beijing’s would increase central control of the financial system
28 Oct 2019
Bitcoin price: is the market heading for a ‘perfect storm’?
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Bitcoin price: is the market heading for a ‘perfect storm’?

Low interest from investors could spell trouble for online crypto traders
18 Oct 2019
Bitcoin price: crypto market falls into ‘chaos’
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Bitcoin price: crypto market falls into ‘chaos’

Market drops by 20% in a matter of hours as analysts blame ‘technical issues’
27 Sep 2019
Bitcoin price: values remain stable despite ethereum gains
Bitcoin
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Bitcoin price: values remain stable despite ethereum gains

Rival cryptocurrency on brink of bull run as bitcoin uncertainty continues
20 Sep 2019
Why Facebook’s Libra coin is proving controversial
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Why Facebook’s Libra coin is proving controversial

Some 26 central banks will grill the social media giant later today over privacy and currency competition fears
16 Sep 2019
Was spike in bitcoin Google results a ploy to boost values?
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Was spike in bitcoin Google results a ploy to boost values?

Some experts suspect foul play but others say BTC searches were linked to Hurricane Dorian
6 Sep 2019
Bitcoin price: analysts bullish despite recent slump
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Bitcoin price: analysts bullish despite recent slump

Rare period of stability suggests the virtual currency may soon rise again
30 Aug 2019
Bitcoin: what’s causing prices to stall?
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Bitcoin: what’s causing prices to stall?

Cryptocurrency shows signs of its familiar volatility after months of solid gains
21 Aug 2019
No-deal Brexit could send bitcoin values skyward
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No-deal Brexit could send bitcoin values skyward

Investors turn to virtual coins as global markets uncertainty continues
9 Aug 2019
How North Korean hackers are funding nuclear programme
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How North Korean hackers are funding nuclear programme

UN report says Pyongyang may have stolen as much as $2bn through cyberattacks on financial institutions
6 Aug 2019
Why bitcoin’s future is uncertain in the UK
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Why bitcoin’s future is uncertain in the UK

Finance watchdog says ‘market immaturity’ raises concerns over digital coin trading
1 Aug 2019
Bitcoin price: what caused values to crash?
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Bitcoin price: what caused values to crash?

Cryptocurrency market slumps as Facebook’s Libra coin hits turbulence
26 Jul 2019
Bitcoin shrugs off recent declines as values rise
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Bitcoin shrugs off recent declines as values rise

Experts believe dwindling coin supply may keep on driving prices up
10 Jul 2019
Bitcoin price: is the cryptocurrency bull run over?
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Bitcoin price: is the cryptocurrency bull run over?

Forecasters clash as digital coin’s value drops again
5 Jul 2019
Volatile Bitcoin falls sharply after weeks of boom
Bitcoin
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Volatile Bitcoin falls sharply after weeks of boom

With cryptocurrencies experiencing strong gains after 2017’s burst bubble, the latest crash is a reminder they remain fragile
28 Jun 2019
Did Facebook Libra drive bitcoin beyond $11,000 mark?
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Did Facebook Libra drive bitcoin beyond $11,000 mark?

Experts are divided over whether the online giant’s new digital coin is bolstering the market
25 Jun 2019
Why Facebook’s Libra coin is no bitcoin rival
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Why Facebook’s Libra coin is no bitcoin rival

Almost 30 companies have already signed up to use the social media giant’s virtual currency
18 Jun 2019
Bitcoin price: is the ‘crypto winter’ finally over?
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Bitcoin price: is the ‘crypto winter’ finally over?

Cryptocurrency reaches 12-month peak as bull market continues
28 May 2019
Bitcoin price: bull run continues despite Friday fall
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Bitcoin price: bull run continues despite Friday fall

Cryptocurrency’s movement this year mirrors that of its record-breaking performance in 2017
20 May 2019
Bitcoin price: what’s behind the cryptocurrency’s bull run?
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Bitcoin price: what’s behind the cryptocurrency’s bull run?

Digital coin market continues to boom despite challenging week
13 May 2019
Binance hack: what happened and has it affected bitcoin?
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Binance hack: what happened and has it affected bitcoin?

Cybercriminals steal $42m worth of bitcoin in major cryptocurrency heist
9 May 2019
Why Jaguar Land Rover may pay cryptocurrency to drivers
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Why Jaguar Land Rover may pay cryptocurrency to drivers

Motorists could earn virtual coins by reporting potholes and congested roads
29 Apr 2019
Bitcoin price: are fraudsters behind latest value plunge?
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Bitcoin price: are fraudsters behind latest value plunge?

Cryptocurrency tumbles by 6% but expert says bull run may be around the corner
26 Apr 2019
Bitcoin price: mining ban in China may impact values
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Bitcoin price: mining ban in China may impact values

The move aims to cut ‘wasteful energy consumption’
15 Apr 2019
Bitcoin price: why values continue to soar
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Bitcoin price: why values continue to soar

Digital coin enters its third month of gains - but will it continue?
8 Apr 2019
Why care homes are launching their own cryptocurrency
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Why care homes are launching their own cryptocurrency

Bitcoin-like digital token intended to help residents invest in their rooms in ‘timeshare’-style scheme
3 Apr 2019
Bitcoin price: could cryptocurrency surge herald a bull run?
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Bitcoin price: could cryptocurrency surge herald a bull run?

Today’s value hikes mark three consecutive months of gains
2 Apr 2019
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