One in 5 finance firms is considering trading cryptocurrencies

2018-04-24 15:48

Thomson Reuters surveyed 400 of its global clients about their thoughts on crypto.

JPMorgan sued over 'sky-high' fees for cryptocurrency buys

2018-04-11 22:34

JPMorgan Chase & Co was sued for charging "sky-high" interest rates and fees to customers who used their credit cards to buy cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin.

Own bitcoin or ethereum? Sars is coming for you.

2018-04-06 18:20

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are to be treated as intangible assets – meaning you still have to pay tax on them‚ according to the South African Revenue Service (Sars).

Regulation and apathy hit bitcoin market

2018-04-01 14:13

Wild fluctuations within the bitcoin market have once again sparked debate between investors who believe it is merely undergoing a "correction" and those who see it as a costly fad.

Bank accounts could disappear within 15 years according to one of Deutsche Bank's most senior execs

2018-03-22 09:51

"That would be a game changer to what we're doing," Deutsche's co-head of corporate and investment banking said at a conference in London.

Bitcoin drops below $8,000 in cryptocurrency slump

2018-03-15 15:32

Bitcoin is below $8,000 at a five-week low and the market as whole has shrunk by $130 billion since the start of March.

Google is banning all bitcoin, ICO, and cryptocurrency ads from June

2018-03-14 13:49

The new rules come into force in June and also crackdown on adverts for financial products.

Winslyn looks at cryptocurrencies and shares

2018-02-28 15:48

Host Divan Botha discusses shares and investments in cryptocurrencies with Petri Redelinghuys, Amelia Morgenrood and Lorien Gamaroff. (Includes Afrikaans content.)

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak said he was scammed out of R860,000 in bitcoin

2018-02-27 16:10

Wozniak owned bitcoin as an experiment, but has now sold all but one of his bitcoin.

MUNGER ON BITCOIN: 'The more popular it got, the more I hated it.'

2018-02-21 13:17

The Warren Buffett partner is no fan of bitcoin.


One cryptocurrency thinks it is Sharia-compliant, but for Muslim investors the blockchain still has pitfalls

2018-04-12 15:00

OneGram believes it is the first digital coin backed by gold – and that it is Sharia compliant, though things are still complicated for Muslim investors.

Declare cryptocurrencies on your tax returns, says SARS

2018-04-09 11:52

The tax agency says South Africans who own cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin need to declare gains or losses on their annual tax returns.

Billionaire George Soros is reportedly getting ready to dive into crypto

2018-04-06 17:12

Adam Fisher, who oversees global macroeconomic investing for Soros Fund Management has gained internal approval to invest in and trade cryptocurrencies.

Many fund allocators baffled by cryptocurrencies

2018-03-30 13:18

A survey showed that almost half of the more than 400 institutional allocators, such as pensions, sovereign wealth funds and family offices, don’t know what to make of cryptocurrencies.

Bitcoin's rough patch looks like the Nasdaq during the tech bubble — except it's moving 15 times faster

2018-03-20 18:32

Bitcoin's recent price chart mirrors that of the Nasdaq Composite Index during the tech bubble era, but there's a catch.

Cryptocurrencies are falling after Google's advertising ban

2018-03-14 16:35

Bitcoin is down 4% against the dollar after Google said it will ban all cryptocurrency ads.

Should you buy (more) bitcoin?

2018-03-07 14:34

The cryptocurrency plunged spectacularly at the end of 2017. Is it time to get in now? We consider what a virtual currency actually is and examine bitcoin’s track record over the past few years.

Bill Gates says cryptocurrency is 'a rare technology that has caused deaths in a fairly direct way'

2018-02-28 10:58

Gates suggested a link between digital currencies, drugs, and terrorism.

First bitcoin robbery in Taiwan leads to four arrests

2018-02-22 16:22

Taiwan police have arrested four men over a bitcoin robbery worth $170 000 in what the police said is the first case of its kind on the island.

No-one will pick up Bitcoin, warns SA’s central bank governor

2018-02-20 14:23

Lesetja Kganyago doesn't think it is a currency, or will ever be a currency – but he likes the opportunities blockchain technology can bring.

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