EghtesadOnline: The Iranian government has recognized cryptocurrency mining as a lawful activity as part of its effort to introduce a national cryptocurrency, which move saw Bitcoin’s price briefly spike to record levels on local exchanges.
EghtesadOnline: The research arm of Iran’s Parliament has dedicated its latest analytical study to virtual currencies, once again calling for calculated and well-assessed regulations to employ them in the economic cycle of the country.
EghtesadOnline: Top officials from the Information and Communications Technology Ministry and the Central Bank of Iran are to meet in the coming days to discuss plans to introduce a cryptocurrency.
EghtesadOnline: A conservative figure, who in the past voiced pessimism toward cryptocurrencies, has admitted that the decentralized phenomenon will “probably” be legalized in Iran in the foreseeable future.
EghtesadOnline: The research arm of Iran's Parliament has conducted a study on cryptocurrencies, advising a host of decision-making bodies to join forces and employ the potentials of digital money and blockchain technologies through constructive regulations to foster the economy and circumvent US sanctions.
EghtesadOnline: The tumble in cryptocurrencies that erased nearly $500 billion of market value over the past month could get a lot worse, according to Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s global head of investment research.
EghtesadOnline: For cryptocurrency investors, January is turning into a month to rue.
EghtesadOnline: At 2:57 a.m. on Friday morning in Tokyo, someone hacked into the digital wallet of Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck Inc. and pulled off one of the biggest heists in history.
EghtesadOnline: The rise of cryptocurrency mining has created a weird global shortage of graphics processing units. The tsunami in demand has reached Iran with GPU prices jumping 100% over the past month.
EghtesadOnline: The Central Bank of Iran's governor, in his first public comments on Bitcoin, has urged Iranian investors to exercise caution in trading the popular cryptocurrency.