Bitcoin: IMF chief Christine Lagarde calls for cryptocurrency regulation

Bitcoin: IMF chief Christine Lagarde calls for cryptocurrency regulation

BITCOIN and cryptocurrencies must be regulated head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde has declared as she calls for global co-operation on how to govern the digital tokens. Admitting cryptocurrencies could transform the way the world banks, Ms Lagarde said they must first “earn the confidence and support of consumers and authorities.” The IMF boss […]

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Bitcoin popped 3% in minutes

Bitcoin’s price rallied around 3% against the dollar in a space of five minutes on Wednesday morning, the second dramatic price move in as many days for the cryptocurrency. Bitcoin gapped past $8,000 per coin between 7.45 a.m. GMT (2.45 a.m. ET) and 7.50 a.m. GMT (2.50 a.m. ET). It’s not immediately clear what caused the […]

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