Posts Tagged ‘cryptocurrency’

China plans to ban cryptocurrency mining

By BLOOMBERG
HONG KONG • China signalled its intent to ban cryptocurrency mining, dealing a fresh blow to an industry buffeted by tumbling virtual ...

Crypto lenders push no-tax perk of leveraging bitcoin for cash

The tax perk stems from a longstanding principle that assets aren’t taxed until sold, much like borrowing against stock holdings and IRS treats crypto ...

Bitcoin hits fresh 2019 high on sudden rally

By BLOOMBERG
HONG KONG • Cryptocurrency traders may not know what caused the abrupt surge in bitcoin on Tuesday, but they’re going along for the ride ...

Bitcoin up to highest level since November

By BLOOMBERG
HONG KONG • Bitcoin climbed suddenly yesterday to the highest level since November, leading a surge in virtual currencies and ending three ...

Asset-backed cryptocurrency — a blockchain regulatory mechanism

A law to ensure only that amount of cryptocurrency can be in circulation by a company for which it has sufficient backing of physical assets should be ...

Crypto exchanges vulnerable to cyber attacks

By LYDIA NATHAN / Pic By BLOOMBERG
CRYPTOCURRENCY exchanges are the most vulnerable targets for cyber criminals, accounting for 27% of incident reports ...

A digital currency law that 
is fair

By FARA AISYAH / Pic By TMR
Country Heights Holdings Bhd will wait for the digital token framework to be issued by the Securities Commission Malaysia ...

Digital currency law comes into force today

By AFIQ AZIZ / Pic By AFP
Malaysia has joined other fast-growing global cryptocurrency countries in regulating its digital assets with the Capital ...

Cryptocurrency, property crowdfunding frameworks ready by 1Q19

Finance minister says the MoF will act as the coordinating body streamlining the cryptocurrency-related framework
By NG MIN ...

Consult BNM before issuing digital currency

Central bank’s clearance is needed before any scheme is opened to the public, says Lim
By P PREM KUMAR & DASHVEENJIT KAUR / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHRUL ...

No end in sight for crypto sell-off as bitcoin breaches RM18,900

London • Turmoil engulfed cryptocurrency markets again yesterday, with every major coin extending a rout that’s rocking confidence in the nascent asset ...

Will ICOs prevail? Let’s give them 5 years

by AARON BROWN
E&Y recently published a damning analysis of 2017’s initial coin offerings (ICOs). The odd thing is it concentrates on the financial ...