Peter Thiel calls Bitcoin 'a Chinese financial weapon' at virtual roundtable

Peter Thiel is “pro-crypto” and “pro-Bitcoin maximalist,” but he also thinks the cryptocurrency may be undermining America.

Global Economy

Briefs: Tharman warns against crypto, Grab to list in New York, IMF upgrades GDP forecast

Tharman warns public against risks of crypto as world warms towards Bitcoin


PayPal CEO uses Bitcoin to pay for new ostrich cowboy boots

Dan Schulman is the proud owner of the world’s first pair of cowboy boots to be bought using Bitcoin on PayPal. But he may have wanted to wait to make his purchase.

Global review

Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies: The three waves

In only 10 years of existence, bitcoin has managed to reach a market capitalisation of US$1,000 billion ($1,342 billion).

Bitcoin is 'digital gold', but less - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Tong's Portfolio

Bitcoin is 'digital gold', but less

This article was written in response to a question by 21-year-old student Cherine, who wanted to know whether it was safe to invest in cryptocurrencies.

Is gold losing its lustre? - THE EDGE SINGAPORE


Is gold losing its lustre?

The relationship between investors and gold is like that of a mother and her prodigal son.


Bitcoin climbs 5.7% to reach highest level in two weeks as institutional bets flows in

Bitcoin rallied to a two-week high as a risk-on sentiment returned following selloffs in more speculative corners of the financial market.


Supply on world's most used blockchain to be reduced

Ethereum blockchain developers approved one of the biggest changes to the network since its inception in 2015, a shift that could spur even bigger gains in the price of its native cryptocurrency Et


Bitcoin jumps above US$50,000, reaching highest levels in two weeks

Bitcoin rallied back above US$50,000 ($66,535.30), surpassing the key psychological level as bullish momentum returned after last week’s selloff.

Bitcoin's long-term value doubted due to ESG, tighter rules - THE EDGE SINGAPORE


Bitcoin's long-term value doubted due to ESG, tighter rules

Bitcoin is nursing losses after its worst weekly plunge in almost a year and on one view its longer term outlook could be even worse because of environmental concerns and tightening regulations.