China is closing its cryptocurrency exchanges. I could spell the beginning of the end for Bitcoin, after it recently rallied from one record high to another. Experts fear that investors are in for a wild ride and the Bitcoin bubble "won't end well".
As cryptocurrencies become increasingly mainstream, a small island nation will launch the first digital legal tender. Lawmakers hope the residents will use the SOV for everything from paying taxes to buying groceries.
Consumers, retailers and the Japanese government are all committed to the widespread adoption of virtual currencies – although concerns linger that the craze for virtual cash may pass. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
There's a new trend that showcases the way digital currencies can be mobilized as an alternative avenue for funding, in ways that traditional tender cannot. Jack Flanagan takes a closer look at how that works.
The two-day gathering in Argentina comes at a tense moment, just a few days before the US will impose higher tariffs on steel and aluminum imports and new US trade measures reportedly targeted at China.
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