Advertisement

  • News
  • Columns
  • Interviews
  • BW Communities
  • Events
  • BW TV
  • Subscribe to Print
  • Editorial Calendar 19-20

Latest Articles in bitcoin

Indian Authorities Weighing How To Regulate Cryptocurrencies: SEBI Chief

India currently has no regulation for cryptocurrencies, and like other global policymakers, it is seeking to understand how to supervise a market that many feel is a speculative bubble

Read More

Indian Tax Authorities Investigating Ways To Collect Tax From Bitcoin Exchanges

Thousands of transactions are taking place every day in unregulated cryptocurrency exchanges and the Income Tax Department has launched surveys in the cities of Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Bengaluru and Hyderabad, spokeswoman Surbhi Ahluwalia said

Read More

Is Regulatory Forbearance Hurting the Cryptocurrency Market?

Given the nebulous nature of cryptocurrencies, there has been an ongoing turf war over whether it would be the RBI or SEBI which has appropriate jurisdiction to regulate them.

Read More

Bitcoin Pauses Below Record Peak; Gained 55 Percent In November

Bitcoin investments are seen as mere speculation because demand has skyrocketed without fundamentals backing the cryptocurrency, said Jin Yong-Jae, a Seoul-based economist at HI Investment & Securities

Read More

Bitcoin Electricity Consumption: Unsustainable Cryptocurrency

Research done by energy tariff comparison service shows that the amount of energy expended mining bitcoin globally has already exceeded the amount used on average by Ireland and most African nations and is more than the annual usage of almost 160 countries

Read More

Bitcoin Not Big Enough To Threaten World Economy, Says BoE Deputy

Bitcoin has soared more than 900 per cent so far this year, the largest gain of all asset classes and prompting sceptics to say it is a classic speculative bubble

Read More

Think Bitcoin's Getting Expensive? Try Zimbabwe

It's super volatile, fueled by speculation, and almost completely unregulated. Yet bitcoin is still seen as better than hard cash for some desperate people in Zimbabwe. People there are piling into the cryptocurrency as a safer haven for their money, as local inflation soars and cash runs short.

Read More

Are Indians Bitcoin Ready !

With the number of users growing each passing day, it might not be long before we witness the Government inching towards compliance and further legalizing crypto currencies in India

Read More

The Bitcoin Surge And Madness Of Crowds

The nature of bubbles is deceptive indeed. In 2014, none other than Warren Buffet said this about Bitcoin – “Stay away from it. It’s a mirage, basically"

Read More

RBI Looking Into Cryptocurrencies, 'Not Comfortable' With Bitcoin

Bitcoin is a digital currency that enables individuals to transfer value to each other and pay for goods and services by-passing banks and the mainstream financial system

Read More

India's Bitcoin Exchange Zebpay Reaches 500,000 Downloads Mark

With over 500,000 downloads, Zebpay has become India's largest Bitcoin exchange and is adding more than 2500 users every day

Read More

Bitcoin Soars Above $1,400 To All-time High

Bitcoin surged to an all-time high above $1,400 on, after more than tripling in value over the past year, with its most recent rise attributed to strong demand in Japan, where the digital currency has been deemed a legal means of payment

Read More

Blockchain Technology - A Potential Disruptor

It serves as an alternative to the traditional currencies challenged by the market volatility and liquidity needs in precarious economic environment of mistrust

Read More

Indian Bitcoin Company Raises $1.5 Million From Investors

The company, which runs a trading platform to buy, sell, and store bitcoins for Indian customers, said the money raised was the largest for an Indian bitcoin startup

Read More

Demystifying Blockchain: A Potential Catalyst For New Age Financial Markets

While a lot of regulatory skepticism does exist on the future of crypto currencies like the Bitcoin, the future of the technology powering it is sure to find greater acceptance

Read More