Cryptocurrencies

Celsius: crypto lender sparks manic meltdown
Celsius: ‘extreme market conditions’
Business Briefing

Celsius: crypto lender sparks manic meltdown

Total value of the crypto market is now below $1trn – down from almost $3trn in November
16 Jun 2022
Cryptocrash: why is the cryptocurrency market down?
Cryptocurrency
Business Briefing

Cryptocrash: why is the cryptocurrency market down?

New riders of the ‘crypto hype train’ are ‘getting hammered’ by falling bitcoin and Ethereum
14 Jun 2022
Luna’s death spiral
An electronic board at a cryptocurrency exchange in Seoul
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Luna’s death spiral

A vicious crash has shaken confidence in the entire crypto ecosystem
20 May 2022
Crypto-hub Britain: what the experts think 
Crypto-hub Britain
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Crypto-hub Britain: what the experts think 

Problem habit, crypto conversion and rule Bit-tannia!
8 Apr 2022
The NFT bonanza
Bored Ape Yacht Club: the ‘iconic’ NFT cartoonish series
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The NFT bonanza

What the papers say about the unregulated world of nonfungible tokens
18 Feb 2022
Where Melania Trump’s great hat auction went wrong
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Where Melania Trump’s great hat auction went wrong

Cryptocurrency crash blamed for ‘deflated results’
27 Jan 2022
What is bitcoin and how can you buy it?
Bitcoin
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What is bitcoin and how can you buy it?

Everything you need to know about the volatile cryptocurrency 
18 Jan 2022

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Works of art that made the news in 2021
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Works of art that made the news in 2021

From a $69m collage of digital images to the return of a Picasso nine years after a near-perfect heist
31 Dec 2021
How DAOs work – and why they matter
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Getting to grips with . . .

How DAOs work – and why they matter

Everything you need to know about the major new cryptocurrency trend
17 Nov 2021
Millionaire ‘mugged’ of bitcoin fortune by masked raiders
Social media entrepreneur Zaryn Dentzel
Stranger than fiction

Millionaire ‘mugged’ of bitcoin fortune by masked raiders

Co-founder of ‘Spanish Facebook’ says he was tortured into revealing cryptocurrency passwords
5 Nov 2021
Bitcoin’s crash: what the experts think 
Bitcoin
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 
Bitcoin
Why we’re talking about . . .

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
bitcoin
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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’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 7 November
7 Nov 2019
China clears path to new digital currency
Bitcoin
In Brief

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’?
Bitcoin price
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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’
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg
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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
Facebook Calibra
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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?
Bitcoin price
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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
Bitcoin
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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?
Bitcoin price
In Depth

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
Bitcoin Brexit
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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
Hacker
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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
A pile of Bitcoins
In Depth

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?
Bitcoin price
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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
bitcoin price
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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?
Bitcoin
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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?
Bitcoin
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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
Facebook Calibra
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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
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