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Bitcoin hits fresh 2019 highs, driving other cryptocurrencies up

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The cryptocurrency market leader, bitcoin, surged to its highest level in almost six months on Friday, trading at around $5,800, as prices for other popular digital currencies also jumped. Bitcoin was up 6.13 percent, trading at $5,796.11 as of 12:30am GMT, according to CoinMarketCap. Earlier in the day, its price reached $5,864, the highest point Read More

China wants to ban bitcoin mining

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SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s state planner wants to eliminate bitcoin mining in the country, according to a draft list of industrial activities the agency is seeking to stop in a sign of growing government pressure on the cryptocurrency sector. China is the world’s largest market for computer hardware designed to mine bitcoin and other Read More

China wants to ban bitcoin mining, traders say move not a surprise

2 months ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on China wants to ban bitcoin mining, traders say move not a surprise
SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s state planner wants to eliminate bitcoin mining in the country, according to a draft list of industrial activities the agency is seeking to stop in a sign of growing government pressure on the cryptocurrency sector. China is the world’s largest market for computer hardware designed to mine bitcoin and other Read More

Major cryptos surge after bitcoin suddenly rises from the dead

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The world’s biggest digital currencies by market capitalization have risen after leading crypto bitcoin topped $5,000 for the first time since November, gaining more than 20 percent in one day. Crypto markets jumped higher on Wednesday, with ethereum and XRP gaining by 9.26 percent and 5.8 percent respectively, according to the CoinMarketCap website. Two more Read More

Bitcoin jumps 20 percent, mystery order seen as catalyst

2 months ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Bitcoin jumps 20 percent, mystery order seen as catalyst
LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin soared to its highest in almost five months on Tuesday, pulling smaller cryptocurrencies up with it, after a major order by an anonymous buyer set off a frenzy of computer-driven trading, analysts said. FILE PHOTO: Bitcoin.com buttons are seen displayed on the floor of the Consensus 2018 blockchain technology conference in Read More

Bitcoin soars 20 percent, mystery buyer seen as catalyst

2 months ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Bitcoin soars 20 percent, mystery buyer seen as catalyst
LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin burst to its highest level in almost five months on Tuesday, sending smaller cryptocurrencies up, with analysts ascribing the move to a major order by an anonymous buyer that triggered a frenzy of computer-driven trading. FILE PHOTO: Bitcoin.com buttons are seen displayed on the floor of the Consensus 2018 blockchain technology Read More

Bitcoin soars past $5,000, mystery buyer seen as catalyst

2 months ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Bitcoin soars past $5,000, mystery buyer seen as catalyst
LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin burst to its highest level in almost five months on Tuesday, sending smaller cryptocurrencies up, with analysts ascribing the move to a major order by an anonymous buyer that triggered a frenzy of computer-driven trading. FILE PHOTO: Bitcoin.com buttons are seen displayed on the floor of the Consensus 2018 blockchain technology Read More

Bitcoin briefly hits $5,000 after 20 percent surge

2 months ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Bitcoin briefly hits $5,000 after 20 percent surge
A sticker of French startup Keplerk, indicating that clients can purchase bitcoins, is seen on a tobacco shop at Rueil-Malmaison, France, January 8, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin briefly touched $5,000 on Tuesday, its highest level since late November, while other cryptocurrencies also surged. On the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp exchange, Bitcoin rose as much Read More