Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin: Tracking The Journey Of The World's Largest Cryptocurrency During Pandemic Years

Bitcoin: Tracking The Journey Of The World's Largest Cryptocurrency During Pandemic Years

Edited by NDTV Business Desk | Thursday September 23, 2021

Bitcoin, which was born out of the 2008 financial crisis, benefited during the next big financial shock the world faced in the form of the pandemic.

Amid Crypto Boom, Nigeria, Ghana In Race To Have Own Digital Currency

Amid Crypto Boom, Nigeria, Ghana In Race To Have Own Digital Currency

Agence France-Presse | Wednesday September 22, 2021

Central banks in Nigeria and Ghana have partnered with foreign financial tech companies to create digital versions of their currencies, joining the global train of countries exploring the initiative

Bitcoins Recovers As China's Evergrande-Led Selloff Eases: Report

Bitcoins Recovers As China's Evergrande-Led Selloff Eases: Report

Reuters | Tuesday September 21, 2021

Bitcoin, the biggest and the best known cryptocurrency, traded around $43,000, recovering from a fall to $40,192 earlier in the session. It hit a four-month high of $52,000 on Sept 6.

Volatility In The Cryptocurrency Industry: What Determines Heightened Price Fluctuation?

Volatility In The Cryptocurrency Industry: What Determines Heightened Price Fluctuation?

Edited by NDTV Business Desk | Tuesday September 21, 2021

Cryptocurrency is volatile simply because it is still at a very nascent stage compared to other investment tools and currencies

Dogecoin: Key Things About The Cryptocurrency That Started As A Meme

Dogecoin: Key Things About The Cryptocurrency That Started As A Meme

Edited by NDTV Business Desk | Monday September 20, 2021

Dogecoin is based on Bitcoin's technology, but has a shorter block time, an extravagant supply and very low transaction fees (1 DOGE for every 1000 bytes of transaction size)

Are Institutional Investors Warming Up To The Idea Of Cryptocurrency?

Are Institutional Investors Warming Up To The Idea Of Cryptocurrency?

Edited by NDTV Business Desk | Monday September 20, 2021

Some institutions are diverting their money to cryptocurrency as a strategy to diversify their investment, with billions of dollars worth of institutional capital flowing into the space this year alone

What Are Non-Fungible Tokens, And How Do They Work? Find Out Here

What Are Non-Fungible Tokens, And How Do They Work? Find Out Here

Edited by NDTV Business Desk | Sunday September 19, 2021

The word “non fungible” means one of a kind, and so NFTs are unique and cannot be replicated or replaced with anything else.

Here's How Cryptocurrency Differs From Traditional Investing Options

Here's How Cryptocurrency Differs From Traditional Investing Options

Edited by NDTV Business Desk | Saturday September 18, 2021

All you need to know to understand the difference between cryptocurrencies and traditional investing options.

On Jack Dorsey's Tweet, Elon Musk Says It’s His “Safe” Word Too

On Jack Dorsey's Tweet, Elon Musk Says It’s His “Safe” Word Too

Edited by NDTV Business Desk | Friday September 17, 2021

Tesla and SpaceX boss Elon Musk and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey have a long history of mutual admiration that has only blossomed over the years.

Planning To Invest In Bitcoins In India? Know All About The Digital Coin Here

Planning To Invest In Bitcoins In India? Know All About The Digital Coin Here

Edited by NDTV Business Desk | Friday September 17, 2021

Cryptocurrency is an electronic transaction system that uses blockchain technology for exchanging tokens to buy goods and services

US Theatre Chain AMC To Accept Other Cryptocurrencies Along With Bitcoin

US Theatre Chain AMC To Accept Other Cryptocurrencies Along With Bitcoin

Reuters | Thursday September 16, 2021

AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc boss Adam Aron said the American theatre chain would accept ether, bitcoin cash and litecoin alongside bitcoin for ticket purchases, as cryptocurrencies gain acceptance among mainstream investors and companies.

"Thought Life's A Video Game...": Crypto Fraudster Jailed For $90 Million Swindle

"Thought Life's A Video Game...": Crypto Fraudster Jailed For $90 Million Swindle

Chris Dolmetsch, Bloomberg | Thursday September 16, 2021

The judge said the sentence was intended to discourage others from similar crimes and to protect the public from Mr Qin, who had no trouble lying to his investors.

Cryptocurrency In India: What Can We Expect In The Future?

Cryptocurrency In India: What Can We Expect In The Future?

Edited by NDTV Business Desk | Thursday September 16, 2021

Cryptocurrency still remains beyond any regulation in the country; however, government authorities have started promoting transparency regarding crypto transactions

How To Mine Bitcoin? Know How It Works And the Computing System That's Needed

How To Mine Bitcoin? Know How It Works And the Computing System That's Needed

Edited by NDTV Business Desk | Wednesday September 15, 2021

A person can become a bitcoin miner provided they have a massive computing system loaded with different software and ample electricity to start with

El Salvador President Says Half A Million Using New Bitcoin Wallet

El Salvador President Says Half A Million Using New Bitcoin Wallet

Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 14, 2021

There are now more than half a million people using El Salvador's bitcoin wallet, President Nayib Bukele announced. The country of 6.6 million people this month became the first to adopt bitcoin as legal tender alongside the US dollar, which has been the official currency for two decades.