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HSBC to use blockchain to track $20bn in private assets

The platform - Digital Vault - will give investors real-time access to records of securities bought on private markets.

HSBC to use blockchain to track $20bn in private assets

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Bitcoin plunges to six-month low

For the first time since April, bitcoin fell below its 200-day moving average without bouncing back.

Bitcoin plunges to six-month low

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US prosecutors: Lawyer laundered $400m in crypto scam

Defendant claims he was unaware Bulgaria-based OneCoin was a fraudulent operation.

US prosecutors: Lawyer laundered $400m in crypto scam

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China's digital currency will give 'anonymity', says official

China wants to be first country to launch a digitised domestic currency as it tries to crack down on money laundering.

China's digital currency will give 'anonymity', says official

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Could central bank digital currencies soon become a reality?

Some governments believe these units can fend off the cryptocurrency threat and may take root in key economies.

Could central bank digital currencies soon become a reality?

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Alipay, Tencent beware: China's digital yuan is closing in

A senior Chinese central bank official said in August that it is close to issuing its own cryptocurrency.

Alipay, Tencent beware: China's digital yuan is closing in

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'Not the ideal messenger': Facebook CEO to face heat over crypto

Zuckerberg plans to tell the US Congress that he supports a delay to the launch of its planned Libra cryptocurrency.

'Not the ideal messenger': Facebook CEO to face heat over crypto

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Paris, Rome, Berlin preparing to block Facebook's Libra in Europe

French economy minister says the virtual currency threatens national sovereignty and has 'no place on European soil'.

Paris, Rome, Berlin preparing to block Facebook's Libra in Europe

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Fewer likes: Facebook's crypto board gets off to rocky start

Despite prominent exits, 21 founding members have backed Facebook's new governing body for its digital currency.

Fewer likes: Facebook's crypto board gets off to rocky start

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As payment giants flee, Facebook Libra faces greater hurdles

Exodus of major financial players raises bar for Libra to convince regulators and consumers of coin's safety.

As payment giants flee, Facebook Libra faces greater hurdles

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PayPal pulls out of Facebook's Libra Association

In blow to social media giant's international digital currency, US payments firm decides to focus on its own business.

PayPal pulls out of Facebook's Libra Association

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Bitcoin boosters make case on social media after crypto crash

Dropping 20 percent this week alone, the digital currency's vociferous backers are saying a big rebound is up ahead.

Bitcoin boosters make case on social media after crypto crash

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Bitcoin's sharp decline: The cryptocurrency falls below $8,000

Bitcoin lost about 20 percent of its value since Friday.

Bitcoin's sharp decline: The cryptocurrency falls below $8,000

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Germany signals tough regulatory hurdles to Facebook's Libra

Berlin passes comprehensive blockchain strategy aimed at thwarting corporate efforts to establish a parallel currency.

Germany signals tough regulatory hurdles to Facebook's Libra

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Regulate crypto, says France

Libra could spark financial instability and challenge national economic sovereignty, said France's finance minister.

Libra and cryptocurrencies must be regulated, says France