Bitcoin plunges through $6 000 as crypto rout worsens

2020-03-12 17:00

Bitcoin plunged at one point sinking through $6 000 for the first time since May as a sell-off in cryptocurrencies became a rout amid wider market turmoil sparked by the coronavirus pandemic.

Bitcoin bullied into tighter trading range with top at $11 800

2019-08-26 22:15

Bitcoin’s trading range is narrowing as speculators seek positions on the right side of a potential break-out.

WATCH: Bitcoin drops more than 10% as scrutiny of cryptocurrencies grows

2019-07-15 21:41

Bitcoin has slumped more than 10% over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Facebook's planned Libra digital coin.

Bitcoin surpasses $11 000 as memories of popped bubble fade

2019-06-24 10:01

Bitcoin has traded above $11 000 for the first time in 15 months, recouping more than half of the parabolic increase that captured the attention of mainstream investors before the cryptocurrency bubble burst last year.

Bitcoin vaults above $7 000 level as crypto rally gathers steam

2019-05-13 15:34

Bitcoin jumped above $7 000 and didn’t look back, as its longest winning streak since 2013 continued to rekindle the global cryptocurrency market.

Bitcoin's first monthly gain since July may not mean too much

2019-03-01 21:41

While digital currency enthusiasts should take heart in Bitcoin’s first monthly increase since July, the outlook for the original cryptocurrency remains cloudy.

Bitcoin rallies past $4 000-mark as crypto rebound gathers pace

2018-12-21 10:30

Bitcoin has rallied above $4 000, leading the broad cryptocurrency market higher as the biggest digital asset headed for its best week in a year.

Bitcoin bulls wonder where's the bottom after volatility returns

2018-11-17 13:54

Bitcoin advocates are asking how low will we go from here as the world’s largest cryptocurrency continued to slump following its biggest one-day loss in eight months.

Mining bitcoin uses more energy than Denmark - study

2018-11-06 13:33

Extracting a dollar's worth of cryptocurrency such as bitcoin from the deep Web consumes three times more energy than digging up a dollar's worth of gold, researchers said.

Plastic surgeon buys top South Korea Bitcoin exchange

2018-10-12 13:25

A consortium led by a prominent Seoul plastic surgeon has purchased a controlling stake in South Korea's largest cryptocurrency exchange, according to reports.


WATCH: Is Bitcoin's 2020 rally another flash in the pan?

2020-02-17 06:30

Crypto analysts are split on whether Bitcoin’s rise this year is driven by unique factors or is just its latest bout of volatility.

Bitcoin jumps above $11 000 as cryptos climb amid market turmoil

2019-08-05 13:32

Bitcoin has climbed above the $11 000 level for the first time since mid-July and led gains among the biggest cryptocurrencies, as risk assets across Asia and Europe tumbled on escalating trade-war tensions.

Bitcoin extends losses after Fed chief's Libra warning

2019-07-11 15:05

Bitcoin has dipped almost 8% on Thursday, extending losses the day after US Federal Reserve chairperson Jerome Powell called for a halt to Facebook's Libra.

Bitcoin climbs to highest in a year amid cryptocurrency comeback

2019-05-27 12:24

Bitcoin has soared to the highest level in a year, extending a run that’s seen prices more than double since March.

Bitcoin bounds toward $6 000 as more institutions embrace tokens

2019-05-08 13:16

Bitcoin climbed to a fresh 2019 high, approaching the $6 000 level for the first time since November on most cryptocurrency exchanges.

February deadline for public comment on cryptocurrency regulation

2019-01-27 13:03

The SA Reserve Bank has invited the public to comment on the proposals of policy and regulation on cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin.

Bitcoin approaches lowest level in more than one year

2018-12-06 20:26

Bitcoin’s slump has accelerated, with the largest cryptocurrency approaching another fresh low for the year.

Bitcoin’s high energy consumption is a concern – but it may be a price worth paying

2018-11-09 21:55

Bitcoin may have a large carbon footprint, but cleaner digital currencies aren't going to prevent an environmental disaster, says Steven Huckle.

WATCH: Birthday blues for bitcoin as investors face losses

2018-11-01 21:00

Bitcoin has its 10th birthday, but may have little to celebrate as the cryptocurrency faces year-on-year losses.

Bitcoin turns boring as speculative frenzy fades into apathy

2018-10-05 15:15

The words Bitcoin and boring have rarely been uttered in the same breath.

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