Second bitcoin futures debut could lure volume to wild market

Second bitcoin futures debut could lure volume to wild market

FILE PHOTO: Bitcoin (virtual currency) coins placed on Dollar banknotes, next to computer keyboard, are seen in this illustration picture, November 6, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo   NEW YORK, December 17 (Reuters) – Bitcoin investors expect futures volumes to perk up when CME Group Inc, the world’s largest derivatives exchange operator, launches its own contract […]

Bitcoin slips to around $16,300, futures volumes drop

Bitcoin slips to around $16,300, futures volumes drop

A collection of Bitcoin (virtual currency) tokens are displayed in this picture illustration taken December 8, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/Illustration   SINGAPORE, December 12 (Reuters) – Virtual currency bitcoin dipped slightly from the previous session’s record highs on Tuesday, after a month of whirlwind and volatile gains leading up to the launch of bitcoin futures on […]

After bitcoin’s wild week, traders brace for futures launch

After bitcoin’s wild week, traders brace for futures launch

Virtual currency Bitcoin tokens are seen in this illustration picture, December 8, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration   NEW YORK, December 10 (Reuters) – The newest way to bet on bitcoin, the cyptocurrency that has taken Wall Street by storm with its stratospheric price rise and wild daily gyrations, will arrive on Sunday when bitcoin futures start […]

North Korea-based groups hacking into Bitcoin exchanges: Report

North Korea-based groups hacking into Bitcoin exchanges: Report

A copy of bitcoin standing on PC motherboard is seen in this illustration picture, October 26, 2017. Picture taken October 26, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic   Washington, December 9 (IANS) After the cryptocurrency mining market NiceHash revealed this week that hackers wiped out its entire Bitcoin wallet, security researchers now claim North Korea-based advanced persistent threat […]

Bitcoin: Approaching the ‘big short’ moment?

Bitcoin: Approaching the ‘big short’ moment?

By Arnav Joshi IANS | December 6 Investors everywhere (this is not a problem specific to India) are notorious for jumping on the newest, shiniest bandwagons without necessarily understanding what lies underneath the hood.   What is a problem specific to India is the dichotomy of its burgeoning investor community lining up with alacrity for […]

Bitcoin hits record high of nearly $11,800 after futures lift

Bitcoin hits record high of nearly $11,800 after futures lift

Bitcoin (virtual currency) coins placed on Dollar banknotes are seen in this illustration picture, November 6, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration   LONDON, December 4 (Reuters) – Bitcoin powered to a record high just below $11,800 on Sunday, continuing its surge from below $1,000 at the start of the year.   The cryptocurrency, which trades 24 hours […]

Bitcoin tops $10,000, taking 2017 gains to 940 percent

Bitcoin tops $10,000, taking 2017 gains to 940 percent

FILE PHOTO: A copy of bitcoin standing on PC motherboard is seen in this illustration picture, October 26, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo   NEW YORK, November 29 (Reuters) – Virtual currency bitcoin soared to an all-time high above $10,000 on Tuesday on major exchanges and digital currency indexes, including the widely followed Luxembourg-based trading platform […]

Bitcoin value hits record high

Bitcoin value hits record high

A Bitcoin and Dollar notes are seen in this illustration picture taken September 27, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration   London, November 27 (IANS) Bitcoin, the virtual currency on Monday hit record high as it rocketed above $9,000 for the first time and was trading above $9,500 in Asia.   Stock markets around the world have been […]

Bitcoin skyrockets above $7,000 for first time ever

Bitcoin skyrockets above $7,000 for first time ever

A copy of bitcoin standing on PC motherboard is seen in this illustration picture, October 26, 2017. Picture taken October 26, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic   LONDON, November 2 (Reuters) – Digital currency bitcoin rocketed above $7,000 for the first time ever on Thursday, after a more than sevenfold increase in its value since the start […]