Australian programmer confirms he invented bitcoin

May 2, 2016

Australian programmer confirms he invented bitcoin

Australian tech entrepreneur Craig Wright told the BBC on Monday he was the creator of controversial digital currency bitcoin, ending years of speculation about a person who until now has gone by the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto. The BBC said Wright gave technical proof supporting ...

| Apr 20, 2016

Dollar eases below ¥109 in Tokyo

The dollar eased below ¥109 in Tokyo trading on Wednesday, as the yen attracted safe-haven demand following falls in crude oil and Chinese stock prices. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥108.91-91, down from ¥109.13-14 at the same time Tuesday. The euro was ...

Apr 16, 2016

China and Japan help boost foreign holdings of U.S. debt

Foreign holdings of U.S. Treasury securities jumped in February, driven by China and Japan, the two biggest foreign owners of U.S. debt. The Treasury Department says total foreign holdings increased 0.9 percent to $6.24 trillion. China expanded its holdings 1.1 percent to $1.25 trillion, ...

| Mar 24, 2016

Dollar firmer above ¥112.80 in Tokyo

The dollar climbed above ¥112.80 in Tokyo trading on Thursday, partly aided by buying from real demand-backed players. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥112.86-87, up from ¥112.37-38 at the same time Wednesday. The euro was at $1.1157-1157, down from $1.1189-1190, and at ...

| Mar 17, 2016

Dollar slumps below ¥112 in Tokyo

The dollar slumped below ¥112 in Tokyo trading on Thursday, as risk-averse players bought the yen following a fall in Japanese stock prices. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥111.74-76, down from ¥113.66-67 the same time Monday. The euro was at $1.1259-1260, up ...