[CARACAS] Venezuela's government, which is facing a worsening liquidity crisis, is to release US$1 billion into the economy obtained through the sale of the petro, its new cryptocurrency, said...

[NEW YORK] Bitcoin rose to a six-week high on Tuesday on positive headlines that included the possible entry of major financial institutions into the space, lifting sentiment on the overall...

VENTURE capitalists and entrepreneurs have been lobbying federal regulators to protect at least some virtual currencies from being categorised as securities, a designation that would carry...

[BRUSSELS] The world's financial leaders will call on international standard-setting bodies on March 20 for stronger monitoring of crypto-assets and to assess the need for a multilateral...

[SAN FRANCISCO] Twins who made a fortune in cryptocurrency after settling a claim they came up the idea for Facebook on Tuesday pitched a plan to regulate the wild digital money market.

[ZURICH] The creation of digital currencies, like bitcoin, by central banks could revolutionise the global financial system but also carries significant fraud risks, the Bank for International...

[SINGAPORE] Singapore's central bank is assessing whether additional regulations are required to protect investors in cryptocurrencies, an official said in a speech on Thursday...

[NEW YORK] The Marshall Islands will issue its own cryptocurrency that will be circulated as legal tender along with the US dollar, according to one of the remote Pacific republic's top...

[SEOUL] South Korea said it will take firm action against illegal and unfair acts in cryptocurrency trading after a 280,000 signature petition was sent to the presidential Blue House.

[DUBAI] The regulator of Abu Dhabi's international financial centre said it could create rules for exchanges handling virtual currencies, in a sign that authorities in the United Arab Emirates...