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The a2 Milk Company Limited (NZX: ATM) 1H21 Results and Interim Report
A lower EBITDA margin range is now expected due to lower revenue, higher brand investment, longer daigou/reseller support, movements in foreign currency and adverse channel mix relative to what was anticipated in December 
© 2021 10:05am 

-Sudan floats currency, part of measures to overhaul economy

Nvidia limits crypto-mining on new graphics card
Nvidia's latest graphics card will deliberately slow down if used to mine a popular crypto-currency. 
© 2021 BBCWorld Fri 6:15am 

Bitcoin hits new record of $50,000
The digital currency has gained 72% so far in a volatile 2021. 
© 2021 BBCWorld Wed, 17 Feb 5:55am 

-The Newest Diplomatic Currency: COVID-19 Vaccines
-Crypto-currency pioneer Diana Biggs joins digital assets startup Valour as its new CEO

Elon Musk's Tesla buys $1.5bn of Bitcoin causing currency to spike
Elon Musk's car firm Tesla has said it bought about US$1.5bn (NZ$2bn) of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin in January and expects to start accepting it as payment in future. 
© 2021 RadioNZ Tue, 9 Feb 11:45am 

Dogecoin takes off after tip by Elon Musk
The currency has risen more than 800% in the year so far. 
© 2021 BBCWorld Fri, 5 Feb 9:35am 

Hamilton Goldie art heist: Million-dollar work could become 'underworld currency' - art crime expert
A Goldie painting estimated to be worth more than a million dollars could become "underworld currency" used as a bargaining tool by gangs if it's not recovered, an art crime expert says. Waikato Police revealed last week the painting... 
© 2021 NZ Herald Tue, 19 Jan 1:05pm 

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Crypto-currency firm Ripple charged by US watchdog
If the lawsuit is successful, it could set a precedent for the regulation of crypto-currencies. 
© 2021 BBCWorld Thu, 24 Dec 3:05am 

-US brands Vietnam, Switzerland as currency manipulators

US labels Switzerland a currency manipulator
Swiss officials rejected the finding, which came out of a period of pandemic-related turmoil in financial markets. 
© 2021 BBCWorld Thu, 17 Dec 8:15am 

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-Facebook's Libra currency could debut in a limited form early next year

Cryptocurrency: Bitcoin hits three-year high as investors jump in
The digital currency is close to an all-time record although experts warn about its volatility. 
© 2021 BBCWorld Wed, 18 Nov 7:15pm 

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Dollar soars as S&P upgrades NZ credit rating on strong recovery
New Zealand's sovereign currency ratings have been raised by international agency S&P on the basis of a stronger-than-expected recovery.The kiwi dollar rallied on the news to a 34-month high at US73.38c. "New Zealand is recovering... 
© 2021 NZ Herald Mon 4:05pm 

Cost of a single Bitcoin exceeds US$50,000 for first time
The seemingly unstoppable rise of Bitcoin continued today with the cost of a single unit of the digital currency rising above US$50,000 ($69,388) for the first time.The price of Bitcoin has risen almost 200 per cent in the past... 
© 2021 NZ Herald Wed, 17 Feb 12:45am 

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Elon Musk's Tesla buys $1.5bn of Bitcoin causing currency to spike
The crypto-currency jumped 14% as Tesla also said it could start accepting Bitcoin as payment. 
© 2021 BBCWorld Tue, 9 Feb 3:15am 

Virtual currency helps Kenya slum dwellers battle Covid-19 downturn
A project giving Kenya's poor virtual money is providing a lifeline for families trying to cope with the financial pain of the pandemic. 
© 2021 RadioNZ Wed, 20 Jan 9:15pm 

Wait, did Nvidia just say it could make graphics cards for crypto-currency miners?
Would Nvidia make graphics cards just for crypto-currency miners? As GPU supplies remain lean, Nvidia's CFO considers priorities. 
© 2021 PC World Tue, 19 Jan 12:15am 

Monday thoughts: Take extreme care if investing in Bitcoin
OPINION: Bitcoin is either a revolutionary currency for the 21st century or a massive financial bubble. 
© 2021 Mon, 18 Jan 7:45am 

Bitcoin hits all-time high rising above $20,000
The virtual currency has gained more than 170% this year amid stock market turmoil during the pandemic. 
© 2021 BBCWorld Thu, 17 Dec 7:35pm 

Bitcoin surges past $28,000, erasing three years of deep losses
Speculative digital currency finally tops its previous peak from three years ago, when it first became tradable on Wall Street. 
© 2021 Thu, 17 Dec 10:45am 

-You can now spend China's digital currency at an online store

Bitcoin peaks at record high close to $20,000
The digital currency has traded as high as $19,920.53, beating a record set in December 2017. 
© 2021 BBCWorld Wed, 2 Dec 1:35am 

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