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Bank of England Governor Mark Carney.

Bank of England’s Mark Carney: Bitcoin has ‘failed’ one of its key aims

Speaking at a private event at London's Regent's University, Carney told students that bitcoin fails two key tests of whether or not it is a currency.

Bitcoin climbs back above $11,000

Having lost more than half its value between November and late January, bitcoin has staged a strong rally over the last week or so.
A screenshot from Marcin Dubiel's anti-cryptocurrency video.

Poland’s central bank is reportedly funding a YouTube ‘smear campaign’ against cryptocurrencies

The Narodowy Bank Polski reportedly spent around 91,000 zloty (£19,430; $27,300) on a marketing campaign designed to attack the legitimacy of cryptocurrencies.
A poster for Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions' film "Much Ado About Nothing."

S&P: Warnings that cryptocurrency could crash the global financial system are ‘much ado about nothing’

'If the value of cryptocurrencies dropped substantially, we expect retail investors would endure most of the impact.'
Daniel Masters, chief investment officer of Global Advisors.

Ex-JPMorgan trader turned bitcoin fund manager: ‘There’s trench warfare going on between analogue and digital financial services’

Danny Masters ran JPMorgan's energy trading business in the 1990s and embraced the crypto world around 5 years ago.
CFTC chairman Christopher Giancarlo.

US finance watchdog warns investors: ‘Beware virtual currency pump-and-dump schemes’

The CFTC has joined fellow US regulators the SEC and FINRA in warning investors to watch out for scams in the cryptocurrency market.

Bitcoin is nearing $10,000 for the first time in 2 weeks

One theory is that Chinese Lunar New Year could be behind the improved performance.

MUNGER ON BITCOIN: ‘The more popular it got, the more I hated it’

The Warren Buffett partner is no fan of bitcoin.
A tug of war-style 'Divorce' machine is seen in the 'Novelty Automation' gallery on February 15, 2017 in London, England.

A divorcing couple is fighting over a £600,000 cryptocurrency haul

UK law firm Royds Withy King is working on three divorce cases involving cryptocurrencies.
A pedestrian walks past the City of London financial district, in London, Britain, January 19, 2018.

London needs to embrace blockchain post-Brexit for the next ‘Big Bang moment’

Kay Swinburne MEP told BI the City needs to "embrace" blockchain to "stay relevant" after the UK leaves the EU.