Cryptocurrencies

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Commonwealth Bank pauses in-app cryptocurrency trading after market turmoil
Bank says it will pause rollout of app-based trading of assets like bitcoin and Ethereum pending further regulation

Josh Taylor

19, May, 2022 @4:06 AM

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Crypto crash unlikely to reduce its climate impact, expert says
Enormous energy consumption has barely reduced despite $1tn being wiped off the sector

Alex Hern Technology editor

18, May, 2022 @3:25 PM

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TechScape: How Musk and crypto bros get away with it
In this week’s newsletter: Just like Donald Trump’s political rise, Tesla’s CEO and firms like Tether win by simply not playing by the same rules as everyone else

Alex Hern

18, May, 2022 @10:45 AM

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Q&A: the collapse of terra and what it could mean beyond crypto
After the crash of the ‘stablecoin’ sparked panic, could the fall of the wider crypto market lead to a more permanent economic crunch?

Alex Hern and Dan Milmo

16, May, 2022 @5:09 PM

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$7.6bn of ‘stablecoin’ tether redeemed since start of crypto crisis
Figures suggest company has paid out more than total cash on hand, as terra backers prepare relaunch

Alex Hern

16, May, 2022 @3:01 PM

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‘Unstoppable until they aren’t’: are tech market losses signs of a bust?
Apple is no longer the most valuable company, Meta took a $230bn hit, Amazon reported its first loss since 2015, but a slump ‘is a big question mark’

Kari Paul

15, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Elon Musk ‘still committed’ to Twitter deal after putting it on hold – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news

Graeme Wearden

13, May, 2022 @3:01 PM

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TerraUSD ‘stablecoin’ delisted from crypto exchanges
‘Algorithmic stablecoin’, whose collapse triggered multibillion-dollar selloff, turns off blockchain

Alex Hern UK technology editor

13, May, 2022 @11:09 AM

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Digested week: I feel pure schadenfreude about collapsing crypto
Elsewhere, an unfortunate Wordle message, and Prince Charles subs in for the Queen

Emma Brockes

13, May, 2022 @10:44 AM

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Tell us: have you lost money investing in cryptocurrencies?
We would like to hear from people about their experiences of investing in the sector

Guardian community team

12, May, 2022 @2:16 PM

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Turmoil and panic in crypto market as ‘stablecoin’ slump prompts wider collapse
The near-total crash of terra has fuelled real panic that the crypto sector may face existential problems

Alex Hern and Dan Milmo

12, May, 2022 @1:11 PM

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NFT scams, toxic 'mines' and lost life savings: the cryptocurrency dream is fading fast | David A Banks
It was supposed to be a financial revolution. Instead, crypto has become an environmentally disastrous gift to con artists, says academic David A Banks

David A Banks

12, May, 2022 @12:50 PM

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