THINK back to the last time you had to make an overseas money transfer - did you end up stuck in a long queue? Did you have to pay a hefty fee to send money across borders? Did the other party wait a...

CRYPTOCURRENCIES such as bitcoin are on their way to being the next big thing or yesterday's news. Their novelty makes it hard to tell which...

[SYDNEY] Bitcoin's meteoric rise last year had many observers calling it one of the biggest speculative manias in history. The cryptocurrency's 2018 crash may help cement its place in the...

[NEW YORK] Bitcoin briefly dropped back below the US$6,000 threshold breached this past weekend, bringing the loss for 2018 to almost 60 per cent.

[WASHINGTON] Facebook said Tuesday it was easing a ban on ads for cryptocurrencies while keeping a prohibition on initial coin offerings to raise assets.

[WELLINGTON] The central banks of Australia and New Zealand ruled out on Tuesday the notion that they would issue official cryptocurrencies anytime soon, warning the potential damage to their banking...

FOR months, global regulators have been scrambling to get a grip on cryptocurrencies. Yet, even as they debate potential action, a key question looms: What exactly are these things?

[NEW YORK] Bitcoin erased its loss after setting a 2018 low earlier on Sunday, with the volatility reflecting increased scrutiny by government regulators on the embryonic digital-currency sector and...

[HONG KONG] Bitcoin dropped the most in more than a week and led digital coins lower after Japanese regulators hit six of the country's biggest cryptocurrency trading venues with business-...

CRYPTOCURRENCIES dropped after the second South Korean exchange in as many weeks said that it was hacked, renewing concerns about the safety of digital-asset trading venues.