SA traders expect more regulation as Bitcoin rally continues
Local crypto players strongly believe the higher digital currency prices will lead to faster regulatory developments in the country.
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.
Luno says funds are safe in Nigeria after crypto crackdown
SA’s biggest crypto exchange and other crypto-currency firms halt deposits in naira after the Nigerian government cracks the whip on crypto-currency players.
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.
Ex-Luno product manager launches SA-based Bitcoin exchange
Leon Kowalski, a former product manager at Luno, is establishing his own Bitcoin trading platform called Cape Crypto.
New York-based Digital Currency Group snaps up Luno
The SA-founded crypto exchange has been acquired by Digital Currency Group, a global enterprise that builds, buys and invests in blockchain companies.
Naspers-backed Luno in deal for crypto savings accounts
The exchange partners with Genesis, a provider of digital currency brokerage services, to enable traders to earn interest on their crypto holdings.
SA’s crypto-currency exchange VALR gets R57m boost
The Series A equity round of funding was led by 100x Ventures, with participation from 4Di Capital and continued support from Michael Jordaan and Bittrex.
Brisk business at SA crypto exchanges as Bitcoin is halved
Local dealers report a surge in transactions ahead of the Bitcoin halving process that happened last night.
Bitcoin surges 28% amid weak global economy
The spreading of the coronavirus via surfaces is incentivising society to move towards a cashless environment, which augurs well for digital money, says Luno.
Move to regulate crypto-currency gains pace in SA
The recently-established Intergovernmental Fintech Working Group drafts a policy position paper on crypto assets.