Cryptocurrency roundup: Black Friday crypto crash
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Bitcoin & crypto

Cryptocurrency roundup: Black Friday crypto crash

Bitcoin fell to a six-week low today as wider markets sold off. Salon Sardana looks at the stories that caught our eye this week.
26 Nov 2021
Cryptocurrency roundup: China doubles down on crypto-ban
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Bitcoin & crypto

Cryptocurrency roundup: China doubles down on crypto-ban

Saloni Sardana casts her eye over some of the week's main goings on in the cryptocurrency world.
19 Nov 2021
Cryptocurrency roundup: new highs for bitcoin and ether as Twitter jumps on the crypto-wagon
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Cryptocurrency roundup: new highs for bitcoin and ether as Twitter jumps on the crypto-wagon

With many cryptocurrencies surging to new highs this week, here are the stories that have caught our eye in the last seven days.
12 Nov 2021
Bitcoin hits a new record – and we all know what usually comes after fresh highs
Bitcoin
Bitcoin & crypto

Bitcoin hits a new record – and we all know what usually comes after fresh highs

Bitcoin has hit a new record price. And the most likely thing to follow new highs are more new highs, says Dominic Frisby. Here, he explains why bitco…
10 Nov 2021
Cryptocurrency roundup: ether hits a new high and a dramatic week for dogecoin-inspired SHIB
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Cryptocurrency roundup: ether hits a new high and a dramatic week for dogecoin-inspired SHIB

Saloni Sardana rounds up the main cryptocurrency stories in a week when ether hit a fresh record high and an obscure cryptocurrency hit the spotlight …
5 Nov 2021
Stablecoins: the future of money
Bitcoin & crypto

Stablecoins: the future of money

This form of cryptocurrency might not yet be as well-known as bitcoin, but could prove more significant in the long term. Charlie Morris, founder of B…
2 Nov 2021
Cryptocurrency roundup: Bitcoin falls below $60,000 and Tesla's Elon Musk U-turns again
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Cryptocurrency roundup: Bitcoin falls below $60,000 and Tesla's Elon Musk U-turns again

Bitcoin falls below $60,000, Tesla's Elon Musk signals the company may accept crypto again and El Salvador buys more bitcoin. Saloni Sardana rounds up…
29 Oct 2021
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Cryptocurrency roundup: bitcoin hits a new record high
Bitcoin & crypto

Cryptocurrency roundup: bitcoin hits a new record high

In the week when bitcoin hit a new high, we look at what’s been going on in the world of cryptocurrencies this week.
22 Oct 2021
If you want to get exposure to bitcoin, I have this great idea for you
Bitcoin & crypto

If you want to get exposure to bitcoin, I have this great idea for you

As bitcoin climbs to new highs, you can now buy a bitcoin ETF. But if you really want to get some exposure to bitcoin, there’s a much better way, says…
20 Oct 2021
Cryptocurrency roundup: US overtakes China as biggest bitcoin miner
Bitcoin & crypto

Cryptocurrency roundup: US overtakes China as biggest bitcoin miner

The US becomes the world’s biggest bitcoin miner, Russia’s Vladimir Putin gets onside and JP Morgan’s Jamie Dimon gets sceptical. Saloni Sardana round…
15 Oct 2021
US approves ‘‘bitcoin lite’’ ETFs
Bitcoin & crypto

US approves ‘‘bitcoin lite’’ ETFs

The US financial regulator has begun approving bitcoin-themed exchange-traded funds, but with important caveats.
15 Oct 2021
Cryptocurrency roundup: bitcoin approaches its all-time high
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Cryptocurrency roundup: bitcoin approaches its all-time high

The price of bitcoin rose above $55,000 this week, its highest since May. Saloni Sardana looks at what’s behind the rise, and rounds up the rest of t…
8 Oct 2021
Cryptocurrency roundup: bitcoin shrugs off China's ban
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Cryptocurrency roundup: bitcoin shrugs off China's ban

The bitcoin price rose by almost 7% this week despite China banning virtually all cryptocurrency transactions. Saloni Sardana looks at the stories tha…
1 Oct 2021
China comes close to banning cryptocurrencies
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China comes close to banning cryptocurrencies

Chinese regulators have effectively banned cryptocurrencies, declaring all transactions to be “illegal financial activities”.
1 Oct 2021
Cryptocurrency roundup: China’s crackdown intensifies
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Cryptocurrency roundup: China’s crackdown intensifies

Most major cryptocurrencies suffered falls this week as China cracked down even harder, while the Evergrande crisis rattled global markets, including …
24 Sep 2021
Cryptocurrency roundup: litecoin blunder, cardano update and bitcoin mining in Laos
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Cryptocurrency roundup: litecoin blunder, cardano update and bitcoin mining in Laos

Saloni Sardana looks at the week’s biggest stories in the world of cryptocurrencies.
17 Sep 2021
Cryptocurrency roundup: Bitcoin sells off even as it becomes legal tender
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Cryptocurrency roundup: Bitcoin sells off even as it becomes legal tender

In a week when El Salvador made bitcoin legal tender, cryptocurrency values fell hard – with one exception. Saloni Sardana looks at the stories that c…
10 Sep 2021
What is Solana and why has the cryptocurrency rocketed this year?
Bitcoin & crypto

What is Solana and why has the cryptocurrency rocketed this year?

Cryptocurrency Solana hit an all-time high this week after rising by around 350% in the last month alone. Saloni Sardana explains what’s going on and …
8 Sep 2021
How to invest in blockchain without buying bitcoin
Bitcoin & crypto

How to invest in blockchain without buying bitcoin

Many investors have been searching for a way to invest in bitcoin in their Sipp or Isa via a regular broker account. This fund fits the bill nicely, s…
8 Sep 2021
El Salvador could be the shape of things to come for bitcoin – and emerging nations
Bitcoin & crypto

El Salvador could be the shape of things to come for bitcoin – and emerging nations

El Salvador has become the first nation to adopt bitcoin as legal tender. That’s an extraordinarily bullish move both for bitcoin and for El Salvador,…
7 Sep 2021
Bitcoin is now legal tender in El Salvador. What does that mean for investors?
Bitcoin & crypto

Bitcoin is now legal tender in El Salvador. What does that mean for investors?

El Salvador has become the first country in the world to adopt bitcoin as legal tender. Saloni Sardana explains why, and looks at what it might mean f…
7 Sep 2021
Everything you wanted to know about ethereum but were too afraid to ask
Bitcoin & crypto

Everything you wanted to know about ethereum but were too afraid to ask

The ethereum blockchain and its ether cryptocurrency is second only to bitcoin in size and importance. But what exactly is it and what is it for? Domi…
1 Sep 2021