cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoins mirroring offerings of mainstream markets

(Dec 2): Interest in bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies seems to be waning, according to Google Trends.

Cryptocurrency

Singapore poised to allow crypto derivatives on approved venues

(Nov 20): Singapore’s financial regulator has proposed green-lighting crypto-token derivatives to list and trade on approved domestic exchanges.

Global Economy

Briefs

SINGAPORE (Aug 19): “We have a history of losses and, especially if we continue to grow at an accelerated rate, we may be unable to achieve profitability at a company level… for the foresee

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin drops more than 10% as scrutiny of cryptocurrencies grows

SINGAPORE (July 22): Bitcoin slumped more than 10% last weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Facebook’s planned Libra

Cryptocurrency

Is bitcoin growing up? Regulated futures boom as investors seek a safer ride

SINGAPORE (June 17): When bitcoin was born, it was a symbol of counterculture — a rebel currency with near-anonymity and a lack of regulation.

Cryptocurrency

No end in sight for crypto sell-off as Bitcoin approaches US$4,000

LONDON (Nov 21): Turmoil engulfed cryptocurrency markets again on Tuesday, with every major coin extending a rout that’s rocked confidence in the nascent asset class just as US regulators try to cl

Fintech

Temasek's Vertex invests in Binance to expand in Singapore

DUBAI (Oct 23): Vertex Ventures, the venture capital arm of Temasek Holdings Pte, said it made an investment in digital asset trading platform operator Binance to develop a fiat-to-cryptocurrency e

Cybersecurity

As cryptomining activity grows, so do the malware threats: McAfee Labs

SINGAPORE (Sept 26): Cryptomining malware is a rising factor on the cyber threat landscape, continuing its uptrend throughout the first half of 2018 since McAfee Labs first identified a surge in cr

Fintech

Crypto's 80% plunge is now worse than stocks' dot-com crash

HONG KONG (Sept 13): The Great Crypto Crash of 2018 looks more and more like one for the record books.

Broker's Calls

Y Ventures ICO may be unorthodox, but its merits are not to be ignored: DBS

SINGAPORE (Aug 2): DBS Vickers Securities is maintaining its “buy” call on Catalist-listed Y Ventures Group with an unchanged target price of 77 cents, which is based on 20 times FY19F EV/EBITA and

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