Should cryptocurrencies be taxed? What you need to know

2018-04-20 07:49

Although SARS is correct that cryptocurrencies do not require a separate tax regime, the existing tax framework may need to incorporate cryptocurrencies to avoid confusion and potential unfairness, says a tax expert.

Crypto rout 'driven by $25bn capital gain hit'

2018-04-06 16:23

Selling pressure in cryptocurrencies could ease after tax day, says Tom Lee, the head of research at Fundstrat Global Advisors.

Bitcoin rises from six-week low as G-20 weighs cryptocurrencies

2018-03-19 17:18

A weekend selloff of cryptocurrencies has subsided, with Bitcoin rallying from a six-week low before Group of 20 finance ministers and central bank governors discuss digital assets in Buenos Aires.

Bitcoin's bad week is worsening as selloff deepens to 20%

2018-03-09 19:26

Bitcoin has slumped more than 20% this week amid increased regulatory scrutiny in the US and Japan.

Bitcoin breaches $6 000 as cryptocurrency exodus accelerates

2018-02-06 13:48

Cryptocurrencies tracked by Coinmarketcap.com have lost more than $500bn of market value since early January as governments clamped down.

Did bitcoin just burst? How it compares to history's big bubbles

2018-01-17 11:57

Bitcoin’s recent wobbles have given fresh urgency to a question that’s gripped market observers for much of the past year - will the cryptocurrency go down as one of history’s most infamous bubbles?

Bitcoin fever hits US real estate market

2018-01-15 19:35

Bitcoin fever has hit the US real estate market, especially that of Florida, offering foreign investors a way to dodge currency controls at home and US economic sanctions.

Bitcoin frenzy has a new winner as plus500 users spike

2018-01-03 19:00

Facilitators of bets on volatility could be among the biggest winners of the bitcoin bonanza.

Bitcoin resumes slide after biggest rally in two weeks

2017-12-28 18:33

Bitcoin has fallen below $15 000 after the cryptocurrency’s biggest rally in two weeks ended a rout that wiped more than $9 000 off the price.

Bitcoin tumbles as 'sharks start to circle'

2017-12-22 16:17

Bitcoin’s plunge has extended to more than 35% as the frenzy surrounding digital currencies faced one of its biggest tests yet.

 

Bitcoin has probably peaked - Barclays analysts

2018-04-10 17:01

Likening Bitcoin to a disease, Barclays analysts who have developed a pricing model for the cryptocurrency, say it has probably peaked.

Gold casts of Mandela's hands sell for $10m in bitcoin

2018-03-27 06:01

In one of the more unusual deals in the art world, a businessman has finally found a buyer for his prized collection of gold castings of Nelson Mandela’s hand. The final price? $10m - in bitcoin.

Bitcoin's 'death cross' looms as strategist eyes $2 800

2018-03-16 19:29

Traders who look for future price direction in chart patterns are finding more indicators suggesting the world’s largest digital currency, Bitcoin, may have further to fall.

Bitcoin steadies amid US, Japan regulatory clampdown concern

2018-03-08 11:13

Bitcoin has steadied after two days of losses as investors weighed the impact of a clampdown on cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan and renewed regulatory scrutiny of the venues in the US.

Bitcoin tumbles to below $8 500 as cryptocurrency misery continues

2018-02-02 11:20

Bitcoin has tumbled to about R100 000 per coin as a miserable 2018 continues for cryptocurrencies, with investors confronting mounting concerns about the future of the industry.

Bitcoin tumbles as digital coins resume slide

2018-01-16 13:14

Rival cryptocurrencies have also plunged, as speculators across the globe struggle to determine when or how market watchdogs may crack down on the digital currency market.

Bitcoin's upstaging electric cars as bigger source of power use

2018-01-13 09:00

The global power needed to create cryptocurrencies this year could rival the entire electricity consumption of Argentina and be a driver for renewable energy producers.

Bitcoin already having a bad year

2018-01-02 18:46

Bitcoin is already having a bad year, with the cryptocurrency for the first time since 2015 beginning a new year by declining, extending its slide from a record $19 511 reached on December 18.

Bitcoin and 1 000 other ways to lose your money: Gadfly

2017-12-22 19:26

There are 1 036 virtual currencies out there, from Bitcoin to - no joke - BigBoobsCoin and the price of almost every single one was down came the end of the week.

Bitcoin plummets toward $13 000, down over 30% from record

2017-12-22 06:23

Bitcoin's tumble by as much as 30% from its intraday high this week comes amid growing signs of mania for anything cryptocurrency related.

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