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.
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.
Disappointment as FNB locks out crypto-currency accounts
Local exchanges react to the bank’s decision to close crypto-currency-linked accounts due to the risks the digital currencies present.
Luno co-founder: Crypto is the antidote to Africa's currency woes
Crypto-currencies will solve many of the issues associated with existing fiat currencies in Africa, says Marcus Swanepoel, co-founder and CEO of Luno.
Facebook’s Libra too hot to handle as pals ‘unfriend’ project
The crypto-currency suffers a major setback after a key partner pulls out, with others reconsidering their positions.
Bitcoin trading volume in SA driven by R100K trades
The majority of daily trading volume on SA’s biggest exchanges is made up of trades above 0.5 Bitcoin, says Coindirect.
Uptick in South African women chasing crypto-currency
Most South African exchanges say more women are now dabbling in crypto than in previous years.
Industry challenges scrutiny of Facebook’s Libra, cryptos
The high-level attacks on Facebook’s Libra show there are a lot of misconceptions about digital currencies, say industry players.