Bitcoin

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Panic as Kosovo pulls the plug on its energy-guzzling bitcoin miners
Speculators rush to sell off their kit as Balkan state announces a crypto clampdown to ease electricity crisis

Daniel Boffey in Brussels and Jack Butcher in Pristina

16, Jan, 2022 @8:30 AM

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‘Trading is gambling, no doubt about it’ – how cryptocurrency dealing fuels addiction
Fears rise over how unregulated trading and promotion of crypto assets are creating a new generation of addicts

Rob Davies

15, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Cryptocurrency ads reach record levels on London transport
Mayor urged to implement promised ban on gambling adverts on TfL – and to extend it to crypto companies

Rob Davies

14, Jan, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Stock markets in 2021: from big tech and crypto to takeovers
The biggest moments of a year when shares rallied to record levels and deal-making soared

Graeme Wearden

31, Dec, 2021 @4:17 PM

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‘Blockchain Rock’: Gibraltar moves to become world’s first cryptocurrency hub
Territory’s financial sector risks reputational damage and diplomatic sanctions if complex regulations of crypto hub fail

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

27, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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A ‘false solution’? How crypto mining became the oil industry’s new hope
Climate experts warn that plans to repurpose waste gas is not a solution, but more like placing a Band-Aid over a gaping wound

Leanna First-Arai

16, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Bitcoin could become ‘worthless’, Bank of England warns
People investing in the cryptocurrency should be aware of risks, central bank says

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

14, Dec, 2021 @6:18 PM

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Satoshi Nakamoto, Craig Wright and a bitcoin mystery in America
A US court case could have unmasked Australian as cryptocurrency inventor. But a jury found in his favour so the enigma remains

Tory Shepherd

10, Dec, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Funding of care homes isn’t meant to be exciting – or labyrinthine | Nils Pratley
An inquiry into the sector is long overdue, and the best source of private capital is pension funds

Nils Pratley

06, Dec, 2021 @7:27 PM

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Almost $12,000 wiped off value of bitcoin in weekend ‘thumping’
Cryptocurrency settles to just below $50,000 after record-high last month, in continuation of recent volatility

Rob Davies

06, Dec, 2021 @2:13 PM

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Jack Dorsey’s ditched Twitter for bitcoin. Has the social media bubble burst? | Richard Seymour
With major platforms struggling to make a profit, Dorsey is following the money. Cryptocurrency may be about to go mainstream, says author Richard Seymour

Richard Seymour

06, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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El Salvador rights groups fear repression after raids on seven offices
NGOs believe raids, officially part of an embezzlement inquiry, are an attempt to ‘criminalise social movements’

Joe Parkin Daniels

24, Nov, 2021 @12:44 PM

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