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Elon Musk’s Bitcoin touch lifts SA crypto exchanges

Since Tesla bought $1.5 billion worth of Bitcoin, local crypto players report a huge increase in digital currency transactions on their platforms.

3:20
8 Feb

Taking advantage of xZAR

One of the key use cases for Stablecoins, such as xZAR, is the ability to use it as a payment mechanism.

3:30

Even more interest in crypto-currencies

Crypto-currencies are simple to trade and most of them are not bound to the success or failure of any country, providing people with an independent way to hold cash.

5:40
Nov 18, 2020

SA crypto players upbeat as Bitcoin nears $20K milestone

The local firms believe the price of Bitcoin will breach the $20 000 (R307 000) all-time high it reached during the tail-end of 2017.

5:30
Sep 11, 2020

Crypto exchange AltCoinTrader drags ‘bullying’ Absa to court

The local crypto-currency exchange takes the big four bank to court for allegedly putting pressure on Zapper to close the exchange’s account.

3:40
Apr 20, 2020

Gold and Bitcoin show their mettle

Many investors are looking for safe havens for their funds until the storm created by the COVID-19 pandemic dies down, says Richard de Sousa, CEO of AltCoinTrader.

6:50
Apr 9, 2020

Lockdown reignites Bitcoin interest across SA’s crypto exchanges

Local crypto-currency players witness renewed interest in Bitcoin, as the country grapples with the financial implications of the COVID-19 lockdown.

4:40
Mar 31, 2020

Blockchain, Bitcoin show promise in SA, but more skills needed

John Singh, head of the Institute of Information Technology Professionals SA Blockchain Special Interest Group in KwaZulu-Natal, believes there will be strong demand for blockchain and crypto-currency skills in future.

6:10
Feb 13, 2020

Using Bitcoin as loan collateral gains traction

Several lenders begin using crypto-currencies as collateral for personal loans, without much bureaucracy.

4:10
Jan 24, 2020

Nedbank may follow FNB in closing crypto-currency accounts

The big four bank says it is in the process of assessing its position in respect of virtual currency dealers or traders.

1:30

AltCoinTrader announces surprise fee reduction

The leading cryptocurrency exchange will reduce all fees by more than 50% indefinitely to remain at the forefront of the increasingly competitive cryptocurrency industry, says Richard de Sousa, CEO, AltCoinTrader.

4:50
Aug 13, 2019

Uptick in South African women chasing crypto-currency

Most South African exchanges say more women are now dabbling in crypto than in previous years.

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