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Foreigners granted remote access to Estonia's digital infrastructure through its e-residency program are being linked to crypto-currency frauds abroad, threatening efforts to repair the Baltic nation's image after one of Europe's largest money laundering scandals. (BTC
Cathie Wood's Ark Investment Management is well known for its wildly optimistic price target for Tesla Inc., its money-spinning bet on Bitcoin and the 81% return of its main fund this year. It's less well known that almost none of its analysts has a finance background. (BTC
The Kazakh fintech provider backed by Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is reviving a plan to sell shares in London after lockdowns to fight the spread of coronavirus pushed people to shop and bank online.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has agreed to lend 400 million reais ($72 million) to Mercado Pago, the fintech arm of e-commerce giant MercadoLibre Inc., in a bet that credit lending will grow in the company's largest market.
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Cryptocurrency exchange Gemini Trust Company LLC is expanding into the U.K. after being granted an electronic-money license from the Financial Conduct Authority.
A cryptocurrency mania known as decentralized finance has helped to turn digital currencies into this year's best-performing asset by far.
FitBank Pagamentos Eletronicos SA, a Brazilian fintech backed by JPMorgan Chase & Co., plans to open a U.S. office in the first half of 2021.
Some Wall Street traders have embraced the cryptocurrency because its manic moments remindthem of yesteryears. (BTC
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Jack Ma's Ant Group is seeking to raise at least $35 billion in its initial public offering after assessing early investor interest, people familiar with the matter said, putting the Chinese fintech giant on track for a record debut sale.
The crypto exchange Bitfinex won additional time to provide documents in a case filed last year by New York Attorney General Letitia James that claims that it hid the loss of comingled client and corporate funds.
After wavering around $10,000 for weeks, Bitcoin could be poised for a breakout, technical indicators suggest. (BTC
A reporter's investigation of the massive heist that shook Ethereum leads from cyberspace to a Tokyo blockchain entrepreneur. (ETH
A digital payment platform for religious services is New Zealand's top stock this year, propelled by U.S. churches that moved online during the coronavirus.
India plans to introduce a new law banning trade in cryptocurrencies, placing it out of step with other Asian economies which have chosen to regulate the fledgling market.
Swedish payments and banking firm Klarna AB is now valued at more than $10.65 billion following a fresh funding round it says will help expand its shopping offering across the globe.
France's rapeseed area may slump 30% to 40% in 2021 as dry conditions prevent part of the crop from sprouting, Luc Lorin, who runs crop-analytics firm Visio-Crop, said in a tweet on Saturday. (VISIO
A panel of euro-zone central bank officials will soon reveal their verdict on whether or not the region needs to create a digital version of its currency, according to European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde.
Naspers Ltd.-backed cryptocurrency exchange Luno has been acquired by New York-based digital asset investment firm Digital Currency Group, according to a company release seen by Bloomberg.
Bitcoin is falling in tandem with U.S. stocks, and technical indicators suggest the digital token could decline further if it fails to reverse recent downside momentum. (BTC
While there's no launch date yet, the People's Bank of China is likely to be the first major central bank to issue a digital version of its currency, the yuan, seeking to keep up with -- and control of -- a rapidly digitizing economy. Trials have been held this year in a handful of cities and tests have started with some e-wallets and online apps, with the Covid-19 pandemic and need for social distancing providing a new sense of urgency. Unlike cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, dealing in the di (BTC
An Egyptian digital payments firm has quadrupled in value during the pandemic, helped by a government push to reduce citizens' heavy reliance on cash. Investors and analysts are split on whether the stock rally has further legs.
Europe's fintech upstarts have added millions of users and billions of deposits in their venture-capital fueled boom the past few years. And now the fight to one day turn a profit is becoming a battle for survival.
A California man pleaded guilty in a cryptocurrency mining scheme worth at least $722 million, federal prosceutors announced.
Switzerland's canton of Zug, home to hedge funds, crypto firms and commodity traders, will start allowing citizens to pay taxes in Bitcoin and Ether as the acceptance of digital currencies continues to rise. (BTC
Singapore Exchange Ltd. is creating two new cryptocurrency indexes with the goal of setting the pricing standard for Bitcoin and Ethereum in Asia. (BTC
Australians have salted away cash they've been unable to spend on leisure activities due to the Covid lockdown and paid down debt, leaving them well placed to drive a recovery once the virus is contained. (REP
Bitcoin posted its largest one-day decline in about a month just a day after reaching $12,000. Other digital currencies registered deeper declines. (BTC
While the Ethereum blockchain has exploded into a $53 billion market, its promise of allowing greater user privacy and control on the World Wide Web has been slower to materialize. That could begin to change this week as a mobile version of the MetaMask wallet is made public through the app stores owned by Apple Inc. and Google. (ETH
Bermuda is taking another step toward embracing cryptocurrencies. The North Atlantic chain of islands is testing a digital stimulus token, which can be used to buy food and other essentials.
Risk is running rampant in financial markets. Stocks trade at dot-come-era valuations, the IPO pipeline is full, SPACs are back, Bitcoin's headed toward a record. And right on cue, here come the crypto opportunists. (BTC
Lin Shi, a former Hong Kong stock exchange executive who helped to vet initial public offerings, has joined a cryptocurrency platform that is seeking to provide securitized token listings.
Robinhood Markets said it's having issues with equities, options and cryptocurrency trading and is working to resolve the problem.
Naspers Ltd.-backed cryptocurrency platform Luno is expanding into Australia as Bitcoin rallied 59% this year amid the coronavirus pandemic. (BTC
McLaren Automotive's first new vehicle chassis in a decade will carry a big burden, underpinning the supercar maker's launch into gas-electric hybrid models debuting next year. (REP
While Bitcoin enjoys a resurgence, this year's breakout cryptocurrency is actually something called Chainlink that has grown to become the world's fifth-biggest coin by market value. (BTC
Cryptocurrency investor Michael Novogratz, while a big fan of Democrats, said the relentless rally in the stock market could end if Joe Biden wins the U.S. presidency.
One says the cryptocurrency is a better bet because it's harder to buy, while the other believes Elon Musk could bring down bullion. (BTC
Former Wirecard AG executive Jan Marsalek was added to Interpol's red notice list, sparking a worldwide manhunt for one of the executives allegedly at the center of a multibillion-euro accounting scandal at the fintech company
A 17-year-old recent Florida high school graduate pleaded not guilty to charges that he hacked more than 100 high-profile Twitter accounts as part of a cryptocurrency scam by duping the social media company's employees.
Singapore is planning an online and physical fintech festival amid the spread of the coronavirus across the globe.
Falling interest rates are tempting some Americans to forego safety and pour their savings into assets such as stocks and bitcoin.
The Philippine central bank has created a committee to look at the feasibility and policy implications of issuing its own digital currency, Governor Benjamin Diokno said on Wednesday.
The Bitcoin scam that hackers deployed while breaking into the Twitter Inc. accounts of political leaders and business titans last week closely resembles similar schemes used previously on YouTube. (BTC
Brazilian mobile network operator Surf is planning an initial public offering, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
While digital currency enthusiasts should take heart in Bitcoin's first monthly increase since July, the outlook for the original cryptocurrency remains cloudy. (BTC
Crypto stocks were all the rage last year, until they weren't. Will cannabis companies meet the same fate?