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6:10
Thursday

Using Bitcoin as loan collateral gains traction

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

4:10
24 Jan

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.

4:50

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.

5:50
Oct 7, 2019

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.

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.

7:10
Jul 19, 2019

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.

1:40
Jul 3, 2019

VALR intros rand-Ethereum trading

The local crypto-currency exchange now allows customers to buy and sell Ether directly with rands.

4:50
Jun 24, 2019

Local crypto players bullish after Bitcoin hits $11K

Crypto-currency insiders believe the latest Bitcoin rally will gather momentum, even smashing the $20 000 high of 2017.

5:50
Jun 13, 2019

Stablecoins can eliminate crypto-currency volatility

A rand-backed stablecoin may open an avenue of innovation in the South African payments industry, say industry players.

3:10
Mar 1, 2019

New SA crypto platform begins worldwide trading

VALR.com, a new crypto-currency trading platform based in SA, kicks off by allowing trading in crypto free of charge this month.

3:00
Dec 10, 2018

Crypto platform VALR promises 'negative fees'

New local digital asset trading platform gives South Africans access to crypto-currencies, and the option to buy and sell more than 50 crypto-currencies.

5:00
Aug 29, 2018

SA start-ups make waves with blockchain innovations

There are numerous start-ups in the country looking at a wide range of blockchain-based fintech solutions.

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