How volatility will complicate crypto-currency tax

A taxpayer with a high frequency of crypto-currency transactions may struggle to keep an accurate record of any gains, experts say.

Declare all crypto-currency-related income, says SARS

The revenue service expects taxpayers to declare crypto-currency gains or losses as part of their taxable income.

Africa deserves its own crypto-currency

With an African-flavoured crypto-currency on the horizon, experts believe it can help solve the continent's unique challenges.

OTC crypto market flourishes, powered by Skype

Trading firms are negotiating buying, selling and lending digital currencies like Bitcoin and Ether over Skype.

Crypto-currency ads are no longer welcome

More online companies prohibit crypto ads, even as regulators struggle to get to grips with the fast-emerging industry.

G20 seeks 'common response' on crypto-currency regulation

Mar 20, 2018

The world's 20 largest economies want to eliminate data gaps in the emerging crypto-currency market.

Twitter jumps onto Bitcoin 'ban-wagon'

Mar 19, 2018

The micro-blogging site will reportedly also implement a ban on crypto-currency-related advertising within the next few weeks.

Google's new ads policy bans Bitcoin promotions

Mar 14, 2018

The search engine giant updates its policy to exclude adverts that promote unregulated or speculative financial products like crypto-currency.

Digital currency sales face more regulatory focus

Mar 14, 2018

A global regulatory crackdown on crypto-currencies created by start-ups could slow the pace of virtual currency sales.

Bitcoin still in hype cycle: FNB

Mar 12, 2018

CEO Jacques Celliers says Bitcoin is still in a bit of a "hype cycle", but the bank is excited by blockchain and its possible use cases.

Blockchain and BPM: what's the connection?

Mar 9, 2018

Blockchain provides evidential proof that makes the process of verifying and auditing databases unnecessary, says blockchain-as-a-service technology company Factom.

Bitcoin falls after SEC warning

Mar 8, 2018

The digital currency fell to a one-and-a-half-week low after the US Securities and Exchange Commission warned of "potentially unlawful" systems.