[TOKYO] It pays to be early, especially when it comes to cryptocurrencies.

[HONG KONG] Bitcoins are worth less than half of what they were in December. Mining them is 60 per cent less profitable than it was in 2017. Even retailers of hobbyist mining rigs say they are seeing...

[LONDON] Karen Chen, the former president of UBS (China) Ltd., has been appointed chief executive officer at cryptocurrency firm Higgs Block Technology Pte. Ltd., joining other finance veterans in...

FINANCIAL news firm Bloomberg, together with digital asset manager Galaxy Digital Capital Management, has launched the Bloomberg Galaxy Crypto Index (BGCI) to track the performance of ten US dollar-...

[NEW YORK] A US judge on Monday rejected Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd's bid for a preliminary injunction to block the Dubai cryptocurrency firm Alibabacoin Foundation from using the Alibaba name...

THE joke doing the rounds at last week's spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank in Washington was that central banks are looking into cryptocurrencies so that...

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FIRST came Uber and Grab, which let users book rides on their smartphones with just a few taps of buttons - and which quickly grew into everyday tools without which I couldn't imagine life in...

THE crowds have thinned somewhat at Bitcoin Centre, leaving just the true believers in the volatile cryptocurrency.

BARCLAYS Plc has been gauging clients' interest in the British bank starting a cryptocurrency trading desk, potentially joining Goldman Sachs Group Inc in pioneering a new business on Wall...

[HANOI] Vietnam has vowed to tighten regulations on cryptocurrencies as authorities investigate an alleged multi-million-dollar fraud in the country, where digital units are traded in a shadowy and...