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Bitcoin tests 15-month highs after 10% weekend jump

3:24pm IST

LONDON Bitcoin tested 15-month highs on Monday after jumping more than 10% over the weekend, with analysts ascribing the spike to growing optimism over the adoption of cryptocurrencies after Facebook unveiled its Libra digital coin.

Bitcoin tests 15-month highs after 10% weekend jump

3:21pm IST

LONDON Bitcoin tested 15-month highs on Monday after jumping more than 10% over the weekend, with analysts ascribing the spike to growing optimism over the adoption of cryptocurrencies after Facebook unveiled its Libra digital coin.

Politicians need to move fast as Facebook & Co move into finance: BIS

10:09am IST

LONDON Politicians need to quickly coordinate regulatory responses to new risks from technology companies like Facebook moving into finance, though banks won't be squeezed out anytime soon, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) said on Sunday.

Global money-laundering watchdog launches crackdown on cryptocurrencies

21 Jun 2019

FRANKFURT/LONDON Cryptocurrency firms will be subjected to rules to prevent the abuse of digital coins such as bitcoin for money laundering, a global watchdog said on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to constrain the rapidly growing sector.

REFILE- UPDATE 1-Money-laundering watchdog unveils crackdown on cryptocurrencies

21 Jun 2019

FRANKFURT/LONDON, June 21 Cryptocurrency firms will be subjected to rules to prevent the abuse of digital coins such as bitcoin for money laundering, a global watchdog said on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to constrain the rapidly growing sector.

Money-laundering watchdog to clamp down on cryptocurrencies

21 Jun 2019

FRANKFURT/LONDON, June 21 Cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin are set to be subjected to rules to prevent their abuse for money laundering, a global watchdog will announce on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to constrain the rapidly growing sector.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Fed rate-cut signal sends stocks up, bond yields and dollar down

20 Jun 2019

* Bank of England holds rates steady; Norges Bank raises rates

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks up, dollar, bond yields down on Fed rate cut signal

20 Jun 2019

LONDON, June 20 World stock markets rose on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve signalled it was likely to cut interest rates next month, and the dollar and benchmark bond yields fell to multi-year lows.

Explainer: 'Stablecoins' in the spotlight as Facebook unveils Libra cryptocurrency

18 Jun 2019

The original cryptocurrency accounts for over half of the $285 billion global coin trading market. But that dominance is under threat, with a host of alternative digital coins emerging as developers race to build cryptocurrencies able to enter mainstream commerce and finance.

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