The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced the beginning of a consultation on cryptoassets. The consultation period ends on 5 April, with a view to a policy statement in the summer with possible legislation to follow.
Opinion is divided on cryptocurrencies, so is there value in bitcoin or should we focus on the technology behind it?
Gary MacFarlane takes a look a dominant theme for the year in the cryptocurrency space: the hunt for the next Bitcoin.
Bitcoin is down more than 25 per cent from its all-time highs, although over a month is still up 61 per cent.
Bitcoin has reached a new record high of $7,425, a return of 650 per cent since the beginning of the year.
Bitcoin bounced back from a dip earlier last week and briefly broke the $6,000 mark.
Bitcoin has slumped 30 per cent since hitting a peak of over $3,000 last month. Gary McFarlane explains the drivers behind the latest crash.
Bitcoin touched an all-time high this week and is up 200 per cent this year alone. But it is being outpaced by the rise of Ethereum.
Bitcoin exchange traded notes report constant growth and a tripling of trading volumes over the past year