Australian “Bitcoin inventor” denies forgery in court

An Australian computer scientist claiming to have invented Bitcoin told a London court on Tuesday that he had never forged documents to support his controversial identity as the cryptocurrency’s creator “Satoshi Nakamoto”. Giving evidence in … Read more

Bitcoin crash hits crypto stocks

Stocks exposed to cryptocurrencies faced a broad selloff in premarket trading on Tuesday as bitcoin plunged below the $40,000 level to reach lows not seen in over seven weeks. The world’s largest digital currency fell … Read more

South Korea could ban brokering of US Bitcoin spot ETFs

South Korea’s financial regulator said on Friday that local securities firms brokering US spot bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) could be illegal, responding to the US approval of such ETFs this week. The Financial Services Commission … Read more

Bitcoin steady as SEC greenlights first US ETFs

Bitcoin held steady on Thursday around its highest level since March 2022 after the SEC approved the first US listed exchange traded funds (ETFs) to track the cryptocurrency, in a move that could broaden its … Read more

Crypto stocks tumble as SEC debunks ETF approval

Shares of cryptocurrency and blockchain firms plunged in premarket trading on Tuesday after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said its official account on X had been hacked and that it has not yet approved … Read more

Will SEC give thumbs up to Bitcoin ETFs? Traders bet yes

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is expected to approve several bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) this week, electrifying the cryptocurrency market. Derivatives traders are betting big, with open interest in bitcoin futures jumping to … Read more

Bitcoin bounces back as crypto firms rally on ETF hopes

Shares in cryptocurrency and blockchain companies surged today as bitcoin rebounded after a 5% drop yesterday. The gains come amid optimism that US regulators are moving closer to approving bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Bitcoin itself … Read more

Goldman eyes Bitcoin ETF in SEC talks

Goldman Sachs is in discussions to be an authorised participant in the hotly anticipated spot bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) planned by BlackRock and Grayscale, CoinDesk reported yesterday. People familiar with the talks said Goldman aims … Read more

Salvadoran parliament greenlights Bitcoin-funded citizenship

The Salvadoran Congress has approved a controversial migration law allowing foreigners to gain expedited citizenship by making bitcoin “donations” to government programmes, the legislature announced late Wednesday. The reform cites “vital interest” in funding President … Read more

Ether plunges over 9% to hit 9-session low

Ether prices plunged over 9% on Monday to hit a 9-session low of $2,145, as a drop in Bitcoin and crypto stocks fueled selling pressure across digital assets. After consolidating November’s gains, Ether broke below … Read more

Crypto market finding ground as FTX fallout fades

The cryptocurrency market is slowly recovering from the aftermath of FTX’s collapse in 2022. A New York jury’s recent verdict, finding former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried guilty of defrauding customers, marked a pivotal moment for … Read more