Two-Fifths of Australian Millennials Prefer Crypto Investments Over Real Estate

Australian Tax Office to Prompt 400,000 Crypto Holders to Report Their Gains

Every Fourth Australian Willing to Be Paid in Bitcoin, Poll Finds

Elon Musk Invented Bitcoin, if You Ask Half of Australians Polled by Finder

Australians have been learning more and more about cryptocurrencies but it turns out some myths and misconceptions are still widespread among the general public Down Under. As a most stunning example, over half of the participants in a new poll by Finder believe Elon Musk invented the first crypto network, Bitcoin. Finder Tests Australians With […]

Bitcoin’s Rapid Increase Should Compel Crypto Investors to Own Gold, Says Top Miner

Sandeep Biswas, chief executive officer of Newcrest Mining, one of the world’s biggest gold miners, has said that the sharp increase in bitcoin prices should compel crypto investors to hold gold as a safe-haven asset. In a Feb. 11 interview with Bloomberg TV, Biswas criticized bitcoin’s (BTC) volatility while flouting gold’s credentials as a time-tested […]

CoinSpot Is Ideal Starting Point for Australian Investors to add Crypto to Portfolios in 2021

PRESS RELEASE. As the most trusted platform to buy, sell and exchange Bitcoin, Ethereum, and more than 230 other cryptocurrency tokens for Australian investors, CoinSpot encourages people who have not yet explored the investment opportunities surrounding crypto to make this new year the time they get involved. Of the four largest crypto tokens, which include […]

Massive Fake Celebrity-Endorsed Bitcoin Investment Campaign Duping Google, Facebook Traced to Moscow

A massive bitcoin ad scam campaign — which features celebrities and mainly targeted Australians — has been traced. The investigation’s findings point to a “highly organized†global business that relies on five addresses in Moscow’s center. Massive Bitcoin Ad Scam Campaign Traced to Russia According to The Guardian, the scam campaign’s magnitude has made it […]

Massive Fake Celebrity-Endorsed Bitcoin Investment Campaign Duping Google, Facebook Traced to Moscow

A massive bitcoin ad scam campaign — which features celebrities and mainly targeted Australians — has been traced. The investigation’s findings point to a “highly organized†global business that relies on five addresses in Moscow’s center. Massive Bitcoin Ad Scam Campaign Traced to Russia According to The Guardian, the scam campaign’s magnitude has made it […]

Bitcoin Scam Using Unauthorized Celebrity Images in Ads Traced to Moscow: Report

A fraudulent bitcoin advertising scheme that attracted thousand of victims with unauthorized celebrity images has been traced back to Russia, according to The Guardian. An investigation from the Australian arm of the newspaper, published Sunday, traced the scam back to five names and addresses in Moscow, alleging the people had registered hundreds of websites used […]

Binance, OKEx Payments Partner Banxa Set to Make Milestone Stock Exchange Listing

Australia-based digital payments infrastructure provider Banxa is set to list on a Canadian stock exchange after being granted approval from local regulators earlier this month. According to a report from the Australian Financial Review’s Street Talk, Banxa’s shares are expected to launch for trading on TSX Venture Exchange on Dec. 25, with a market cap […]

Crypto.com Secures Australian Financial Service License

Hong Kong-based Crypto.com has secured an Australian Financial Service License through its acquisition of a firm called The Card Group Pty Ltd. The license has been approved by Australia’s Foreign Investment Review Board which examines proposals by foreign entities to invest in Australia and will allow Crypto.com to work within the local regulatory frameworks, the […]

Ripple Is Selling 33% of Its Stake in Moneygram

Ripple Labs Inc. is selling 4 million of its shares in Moneygram, or about a third of its total shareholding in the company. The decision seems in part to be motivated by the surging Moneygram share price and Ripple’s desire to cash out after buying the shares at a premium of $4.10 in 2019. At […]

Aquaculture Firm Completes Australia’s First IPO Raise Using Cryptocurrency

Australia-based West Coast Aquaculture (WCA) has completed an A$5 million (US$3.65 million) initial public offering, becoming the first firm in the nation to use cryptocurrency for its capital raise. In an announcement provided to CoinDesk on Monday, fintech firm STAX said it had assisted WCA in raising just over 89%, or just over A$4.4 million […]