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Bitcoin drops to one-year low as slump persists; ethereum down sharply

Nov 14 2018

NEW YORK/LONDON Bitcoin fell to a more than one-year low on Wednesday, breaching a key support level of $6,000 and causing a wave of selling in the digital currency and other crypto assets in what has been a prolonged market slump that began early this year.

U.S. and four allies target tax-dodge specialists

Nov 14 2018

LONDON Tax enforcement agencies from the United States and four other countries are leading a crackdown on "professional enablers" of international tax fraud, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service head of criminal investigations said on Wednesday.

Bitcoin volatility sinks to lowest in nearly two years

Nov 06 2018

LONDON Bitcoin has experienced one of its worst annual price performances of its short 10-year-old life but also appears to have become more stable in the process.

Birthday blues for bitcoin as investors face year-on-year loss

Oct 31 2018

LONDON Bitcoin was heading towards a year-on-year loss on Wednesday, its 10th birthday, the first loss since last year's bull market, when the original and biggest digital coin muscled its way to worldwide attention with months of frenzied buying. | Video

Birthday blues for bitcoin as investors face year-on-year loss

Oct 31 2018

LONDON Bitcoin was heading towards a year-on-year loss on Wednesday, its 10th birthday, the first loss since last year's bull market, when the original and biggest digital coin muscled its way to worldwide attention with months of frenzied buying.

Birthday blues for bitcoin as investors face year-on-year loss

Oct 31 2018

LONDON, Oct 31 Bitcoin was heading towards a year-on-year loss on Wednesday, its 10th birthday, the first loss since last year's bull market, when the original and biggest digital coin muscled its way to worldwide attention with months of frenzied buying.

RPT-Early bitcoin investors count winnings after volatile decade

Oct 31 2018

NEW YORK/LONDON, Oct 31 Seven years ago, Marshall Hayner gave his grandfather one bitcoin, worth about $30. On the paper wallet he fashioned to commemorate the gift, the U.S. entrepreneur and software developer wrote: "Do not open until $100,000."

Early bitcoin investors count winnings after volatile decade

Oct 31 2018

NEW YORK/LONDON Seven years ago, Marshall Hayner gave his grandfather one bitcoin, worth about $30. On the paper wallet he fashioned to commemorate the gift, the U.S. entrepreneur and software developer wrote: "Do not open until $100,000."

Global rules on cryptocurrencies needed: Circle CEO

Oct 22 2018

LONDON Major economies should launch coordinated regulation of cryptocurrencies, the head of Goldman Sachs-backed startup Circle said on Monday, underscoring growing industry support for international rules on digital money.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Italy relief, hopes for China stimulus buoy global stocks

Oct 22 2018

* Sterling slips before British PM May's speech (Updates prices throughout; adds economist comment)

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