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Digital currencies no threat to ECB yet: Draghi

The adoption of digital currencies in the euro zone and their impact on its economy are limited, meaning they do not pose a threat to the European Central Bank's hold on the money supply, the ECB's President said on Monday.

Fork talk lifts bitcoin to all-time high near $8,000

Bitcoin hit an all-time high just below $8,000 on Friday, on talk that a software upgrade whose suspension sent the cryptocurrency into a tailspin at the end of last week was, after all, going ahead within hours.

Bubbly bitcoin not worth the wager: investors

Bitcoin may have surged a staggering 700 percent since the start of the year but most investors at a Reuters Summit this week said they had not been tempted to play the volatile cryptocurrency.

Fixing Mt. Gox

To solve the Mt. Gox bankruptcy mess, its former chief executive says he is exploring a dramatic solution – reviving the exchange so it can start generating money again.

Laurence Fink, founder and chief executive officer of BlackRock, Inc....

BlackRock's Fink says bitcoin thrives on its anonymity

Bitcoin, whose value has fluctuated significantly this month, remains a "speculative" investment that thrives because of the cryptocurrency's anonymous nature, BlackRock Inc Chief Executive Larry Fink said on Monday.

FILE PHOTO: People queue to withdraw money from a bank in Harare

Think bitcoin's getting expensive? Try Zimbabwe

For most investors around the world, bitcoin is a volatile and highly speculative bet. For Zimbabweans, however, the cryptocurrency seems to offer rare protection from the onset of hyperinflation and financial implosion.

A bitcoin (virtual currency) coin placed on Dollar banknotes is seen in...

Bitcoin slides by over $1,000 in less than 48 hours

Bitcoin dropped below $7,000 on Friday to trade more than $1,000 down from an all-time high hit on Wednesday, as some traders dumped it for a clone called Bitcoin Cash, sending its value up around a third.