islamic finance

Is Blockchain Halal? These Startups Are Transforming Islamic Finance

Islamic financial institutions are increasingly using blockchain technology for complex financing terms, Shariah-compliant transactions and Islamic and sharia-compliant alternatives to...

Justin OConnell | Jan 03, 2019 | 02:00
New Colombian President Extends a Welcoming Hand to Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

New Colombian President Extends a Welcoming Hand to Blockchain and...

Colombia looks to be the next nation on the map that, like Malta, is making a strong pivot to blockchain and virtual currencies. As the cryptocurrency and blockchain worlds continue to...

Kevin O’Brien | Sep 03, 2018 | 00:00
'More Durable': CFA Institute Bullish On Bitcoin As It Adds Crypto To 2019 Exams

‘More Durable’: CFA Institute Bullish On Bitcoin As It...

Financial investment association CFA Institute has confirmed cryptocurrency and blockchain will appear in its global finance exams from 2019. ‘This Is Not A Passing Fad’...

Wilma Woo | Jul 17, 2018 | 06:00
Could Bitcoin Be Prepping for Run as U.S. Tax Day Passes?
Bitcoin Price

Could Bitcoin Be Prepping for Run as U.S. Tax Day Passes?

As the end of U.S. tax season approaches, Bitcoin bulls believe that the digital currency will finally begin its next run to prices over $20,000. But is it really going to run? The...

Nick Chong | Apr 17, 2018 | 20:00
Japan Needs to Have Stricter Exchange Regulations According to Monex

Kraken Exchange Decides to Close down Japanese Operations

Kraken, the US-based cryptocurrency exchange, has announced their plans of ceasing all of their trading operations in Japan in the near future.  Release the Kraken . . . From Japan!...

Nick Chong | Apr 17, 2018 | 04:00
Bitcoin's Correction Continues - Is the Floor in Sight?

Bitcoin’s Correction Continues – Is the Floor in Sight?

It seems like every month there is a new regulatory issue impacting Bitcoin in a negative manner. This month, not surprisingly, has seen multiple events that are being portrayed in a...

JakeTheCryptoKing | Apr 09, 2018 | 19:00

4 Altcoins With Major Events for Week of April 7, 2018 (IOST, XES...

Each week cryptocurrency traders and investors eagerly analyze the calendar to see which events in the upcoming few days will provide the biggest shifts in momentum for specific...

JakeTheCryptoKing | Apr 07, 2018 | 07:30
Bitcoin Price

Bitcoin and Crypto Markets Continue Their Slide…But Why?!

What is impacting BTC's current slide?!

JakeTheCryptoKing | Mar 16, 2018 | 11:00
CME’s Bitcoin Futures Made Their Debut with No Fanfare

CME Group’s Bitcoin Futures Made Their Debut to Little Fanfare

On Monday, December 18, 2017, the first day that Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group (CME) started trading Bitcoin futures, volume was unexpectedly light. Nevertheless, CME exchanged...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | Dec 19, 2017 | 13:45
Four Reasons Why Bitcoin Will Become More Valuable
Bitcoin Investment

Big Investors are Making Big Money with Bitcoin

Bitcoin’s base of supporters is growing and increasingly pouring money into the cryptocurrency ecosystem. Now, this base is attracting financial giants, who are becoming familiar...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | Oct 29, 2017 | 16:15

Australia’s Cyber-Intelligence Team to Focus on Financial...

On August 25, 2016, Australia’s Minister of Finance, Malcolm Keenan, announced that the Australian Transaction Reports & Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC), will be launching a new...

Trevor Hill | Aug 28, 2016 | 22:07
Bitcoinist_Swift Breaches
Breaking News

US Banking Regulators Warn About Imminent Swift Attacks

US Regulators are scrutinizing the Swift payment network in light of the recent heists which have taken place. That is not a complete surprise, as there is plenty of cause for concern...

Jp Buntinx | Jun 10, 2016 | 05:16

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