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.
5G SIM cards to enable crypto-currency payments by 2025
Crypto-currencies will transition into a new role, as 50% of unbanked smartphone owners turn to the currency for daily transactions.
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.
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.
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.