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Elon Musk’s bitcoin concerns sink crypto-linked stocks

Bitcoin plunged as much as 15 per cent, sinking to as low as $46,045, before trimming the decline

Dina Sam'an Coinmena

The SME Story: Dina Sam’an, founder and managing director of CoinMENA

CoinMENA is a fully-regulated, onshore, and Sharia-compliant crypto assets exchange

Crypto firms got more funding last quarter than in all of 2020

The funding surge is happening as Bitcoin hits record highs

Ether reaches record after Visa move, Mark Cuban comments

The digital token for the Ethereum network has nearly tripled this year

Hublot CEO Ricardo Guadalupe

Exclusive: You may soon be able to buy a Hublot watch using cryptocurrency

Hublot CEO Ricardo Guadalupe asserts that the team is currently working on a platform to facilitate product purchases with digital currencies, which should be operational later this year

Cryptocurrency Dubai DMCC

Cryptocurrency businesses can now open offices within DMCC freezone in Dubai

Cryptocurrency businesses will be offered bespoke licences by the DMCC Crypto Centre in Dubai

Cover story: The key regional investment trends focusing on the wealth of the future

The pandemic has further emphasised the need for diversification among investors, reveal AIX Investment Group’s board advisor Fadi Dabbagh and senior financial advisor Khalid El-Mikhi

Shailesh Dash

Phi Trends: Are digital currencies the next big thing?

The reward from hopping onto the digital currency bandwagon is imminent, states entrepreneur and investor Shailesh Dash

Digital money: Cryptocurrencies becoming more institutional, less obscure

The positive sentiment in the crypto space relies on increased mainstream adoption, as well as on successful developments of technological infrastructure

UAE business setup consultants Virtuzone to accept Bitcoin payments

Crypto payments to make setup services more accessible, affordable and convenient

AIX Dubai

Biggest investment trends to watch out for in 2021

With the pandemic upending the business landscape, what are the trends that we should look out for?

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Central Bank of Bahrain licences Sharia-compliant cryptocurrency exchange CoinMENA

At launch, CoinMENA’s platform will be available to residents of Bahrain, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Oman

Bitcoin revival unleashes animal spirits and $300,000 forecast

The world’s largest digital currency is in the midst of an exuberant rally this week

Why blockchain is worth the hype

Ramy AlDamati, founder, TrustyCrypto and CTO at GloryThink Group talks to Gulf Business all things blockchain

Bitcoin crashes spectacularly after hitting multi-year high of $12,000

More than $1bn in positions liquidated as bitcoin crashes by $1.4k in minutes

Mastercard grants Wirex approval to issue crypto payment cards

Mastercard expands its Accelerate programme, making it easier for cryptocurrency and crypto card partners to join

Hackers breach Twitter, steal thousands of dollars in cryptocurrency

Twitter accounts of high-profile people and companies hacked into

Tether

Cryptocurrency Tether’s market valuation crosses $10bn

At the start of the year, it was valued at $4.1bn

Explainer: Understanding cryptocurrency trading in the region

As Abu Dhabi prepares to launch regulated crypto trading later this year, Leon Smith, CEO of crypto firm DEX, explains how the system works