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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    Britain eyes Bitcoin, rivals, with virtual currency rules

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 12:30pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London UK eyes bitcoin rules as part of innovation push Britain took its first steps yesterday towards regulating the rapidly expanding use of virtual currencies, launching a study to look at the opportunities and risks presented by digital currency bitcoin and its rivals. The announcement came in a package of measures unveiled by finance minister George Osborne ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1567534/britain-eyes-bitcoin-rivals-virtual-currency-rules
  2. News - Asia - CURRENCIES

    Japan considers regulation of bitcoins in wake of Mt Gox failure

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 11:18pm by AFP

    ... considers tax on bitcoins Japan is looking at ways to tax bitcoin transactions, a report said yesterday, in the wake of the spectacular failure of the Tokyo-based Mt Gox exchange after ... believe purchases made with bitcoins can be subject to consumption and corporate taxes, even though the unit is not a legal currency, the Yomiuri said without citing sources. "However, many ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1440514/japan-considers-regulation-bitcoins-wake-mt-gox-failure
  3. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    Chinese yuan dominates global bitcoin trade

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 01:10pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... market Mainlanders rush to bitcoin trading boom The yuan accounts for most of the trade in bitcoins as trading of the unregulated digital currency soars in the world's second-largest ... BitcoinAverage. According to the aggregator of market data, China's trading volume in the period reached 827 million yuan (HK$1 billion). Trades in US dollars account for roughly 37 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1371767/chinese-renminbi-dominates-global-bitcoin-trade-researchers
  4. News - World - CURRENCIES

    MIT to give US$100 of bitcoin to all students to foster use of virtual currency on campus

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 11:12pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian US$500m project backed by university graduate aims to foster virtual currency use MIT to give US$100 of bitcoin to all students Undergraduates at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will be given US$100 worth of bitcoin when they return to study this autumn, in an attempt to jumpstart a bitcoin ecosystem. The project is being led by Jeremy Rubin, 19, an undergraduate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1501107/mit-give-us100-bitcoin-all-students-foster-use-virtual-currency-campus
  5. News - World - CURRENCIES

    Alternative coins rise to challenge bitcoin as the future of money

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 09:18pm by NYT

    ... The New York Times Dozens of new virtual currencies are challenging the dominance of bitcoin 'Altcoins' doing their bit for future of money For many people, bitcoin seems like ... one of the biggest of the virtual currencies that are being promoted as alternatives to bitcoin. With mounting interest from prominent investors and growing acceptance from regulators, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1365533/alternative-coins-rise-challenge-bitcoin-future-money
  6. Business - Economy - CURRENCIES

    How the US dollar destabilises the world

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 10:25am by STEVE HANKE

    ... of international monetary affairs will be solved by digital currencies- like bitcoin. These are private currencies passed directly between two people without the need for a trusted third party. So, even though electronic, they resemble banknotes. While private digital currencies may yet have their day in the international financial system, it won't be soon. Bitcoin is a highly volatile ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1439141/how-us-dollar-destabilises-world

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