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Uniform global curbs on cryptocurrency trading may be hard: BOJ official

Posted on Friday, 26 January 2018 01:32 PM | No Comments
TOKYO (Reuters) – Policymakers around the world may debate ways to deal with the volatility of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies but imposing global, across-the-board regulations on their trading won’t be...

Russia ready to regulate, not ban cryptocurrencies

Posted on Thursday, 25 January 2018 06:52 PM | No Comments
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Finance Ministry said on Thursday it was working on legislation to regulate cryptocurrency transactions without fully banning them or legalising digital FX as a means of...

Banking group Nordea bans bitcoin trading

Posted on Wednesday, 24 January 2018 07:30 PM | No Comments
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Nordea has forbidden all its roughly 31,000 employees from trading in cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin due to high risks, it said on Monday. The Nordic region’s biggest...

India sends tax notices to cryptocurrency investors as trading hits $3.5 billion

Posted on Tuesday, 23 January 2018 09:44 PM | No Comments
NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India has sent tax notices to tens of thousands of people dealing in cryptocurrency after a nationwide survey showed more than $3.5 billion worth of transactions...

South Korea to ban cryptocurrency traders from using anonymous bank accounts

Posted on Tuesday, 23 January 2018 02:56 PM | No Comments
SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea will ban the use of anonymous bank accounts in cryptocurrency trading from Jan. 30, regulators said on Tuesday in a widely telegraphed move designed to...

China targets cryptocurrencies in online pyramid scheme crackdown

Posted on Monday, 22 January 2018 02:12 PM | No Comments
(Reuters) – China will crack down on online pyramid schemes, including speculation masked as cryptocurrencies and online games, the public security ministry said on Friday. The ministry will act jointly...

Bitcoin jolted by regulation worries, falls 7 percent on extended selloff

Posted on Wednesday, 17 January 2018 02:54 PM | No Comments
TOKYO/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Bitcoin extended its sharp tumble of the past 24 hours, skidding more than seven percent on Wednesday in a rapid downturn in fortunes as investors were spooked...

Bitcoin slides 18 percent on crackdown fears; crypto rivals also plunge

Posted on Tuesday, 16 January 2018 08:16 PM | No Comments
LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin tumbled 18 percent on Tuesday to a four-week trough close to $11,000, after reports that a ban on trading of cryptocurrencies in South Korea was still...

Any rule on Bitcoin must be global, Germany’s central bank says

Posted on Tuesday, 16 January 2018 07:14 PM | No Comments
FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Any attempt to regulate cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin must be on a global scale as national or regional rules would be hard to enforce on a virtual,...

China to block cryptocurrency platforms that allow centralized trading: Bloomberg

Posted on Tuesday, 16 January 2018 01:42 PM | No Comments
BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese authorities plan to block domestic access to Chinese and offshore cryptocurrency platforms that allow centralized trading, Bloomberg reported Monday citing sources. Chinese authorities will also target...