Religious affairs directorate issues ruling in response to question about virtual currencies
The value of Bitcoin has increased more than tenfold over the past year
Despite fears of a bubble crypto-currency Bitcoin has broken through the 5000 dollar mark
The euro slipped against its major peers early on Monday as markets digested the German election result.
Traders appeared concerned over the
Not everyone is happy with the new tenner – but you’ll never have to worry about leaving notes in the back pocket of your jeans before doing the washing again.
Three of Italy's biggest parties are calling for a dual currency in a bid to appeal to growing anti-euro sentiment
Bitcoins are now worth almost three times as much as an ounce of gold after a month of turmoil ending in a 50% rise in value
Sterling dropped as much as 2.5 percent as the UK election results came through, while the FTSE share index opened higher.
The pound recorded
Brazil's Bovespa index fell 10 percent on a report President Michel Temer condoned an attempt to silence a potential witness in a corruption probe.
There were no surprises from the first round of the French election which meant a relief rally for the European stock markets and beyond.
There further volatility in financial markets on Wednesday following the surprise general election announcement by Britain's prime minister.
The UK’s currency will face a major change this month, as a new design of one of the most central coins is launched.
Iceland has announced the last of the capital controls that have been in place since the 2008 financial crisis are being lifted.
UK exports rose quickly towards the end of 2016 and early in 2017 along with factory output growth which was at the strongest in seven years.
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The price of a single bitcoin has gone higher than one ounce of gold for the first time ever.
Eurozone dismisses pessimistic euro view after the man tipped to be the US ambassador to the EU said the currency "could collapse" within 18 months.
Theresa May's announcement that the UK will leave the single market in what is widely being seen as a "hard Brexit" has already had an impact on the financial markets.
The pound plunged further against other currencies on Monday ahead of Prime Minister Theresa May's speech outlining the government's plans.
The French presidential candidate issued the stark warning in a speech at a university in Berlin.