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Bitcoin value drops below $8,500

Bitcoin has had a disastrous week, falling below $8,500 today as investors remain spooked about the future of cryptocurrencies.

Japan orders Coincheck to improve operations after cryptocurrency theft

Japan’s financial regulator on Monday ordered Coincheck to get its act together after hackers stole 530 million dollars worth of digital money from its exchange, jolting the nation’s cryptocurrency market in one of the biggest cyber heists.

Bitcoin falls 7 percent on extended selloff

Bitcoin has skidded more than 11 percent on Wednesday, extending a precipitous downturn in fortunes, with investors spooked by fears regulators might clamp down on an asset whose value has skyrocketed in the past year.

South Korea prepares bill to ban cryptocurrency trading

South Korea’s justice minister said on Thursday the government is preparing a bill to ban cryptocurrency trading, throwing the virtual coin market into turmoil as the nation’s police and tax authorities raided local exchanges on alleged tax evasion.

Cryptocurrencies’ market cap hits record $200 billion

The aggregate value of all cryptocurrencies hit a record high of over $200 billion on Wednesday, according to industry website Coinmarketcap, putting their reported market value at more than that of U.S. banking giant Citigroup.

Cryptocurrency surge stirs Bitcoin bubble fears

Bitcoin and other “cryptocurrencies” are big money, virtually as big as Goldman Sachs and Royal Bank of Scotland combined.


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