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  1. Musk breakup tweets bruise bitcoin

    By Tom Wilson and Tom Westbrook

    LONDON/SINGAPORE, June 4 (Reuters) - Bitcoin fell more than 7% on Friday, with tweets by Tesla boss Elon Musk that appeared to lament a breakup with the cryptocurrency again moving markets.

    Tesla's big position in bitcoin and Musk's large personal following set crypto markets on edge whenever he tweets, and the price fell after he posted "#Bitcoin" website a broken-heart emoji and a picture of a couple discussing a breakup. ...
  2. China stocks inch higher as financials gain; Hong Kong down

    SHANGHAI, May 24 (Reuters) - China stocks eked out gains on Monday, helped by gains for financial firms, but caution prevailed as investors awaited key U.S.
    inflation readings for guidance on monetary policy.

    ** The CSI300 index rose 0.1% to 5,137.63 points at the end of the morning session, while the Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.2% to 3,492.04 points.

    ** Leading the gains, the CSI SWS securities index jumped 3%, helping push up the CSI300 financials index ...
  3. China urges banks, Alipay to crack down harder on cryptocurrencies

    SHANGHAI, June 21 (Reuters) - China's central bank said on Monday it had recently summoned some banks and payment firms, including China Construction Bank and Alipay, urging them to crack down harder on cryptocurrency trading.

    The People's Bank of China's meeting came after China's State Council, or cabinet, last month said it would tighten restrictions on bitcoin trading and ...
  4. Bitcoin has rallied after plunging below the $40,000 mark for the first time in more

    Bitcoin has rallied after plunging below the $40,000 mark for the first time in more than three months, as Tesla boss Elon Musk insists the company will not sell any of its holdings in the cryptocurrency.
    Despite the turbulence, celebrities and others who bought in early are still up big - but small investors who jumped on the Bitcoin trend in the past few months may have suffered ruinous losses.
    Investors had rushed out of cryptocurrency earlier Wednesday after China sparked a market ...
  5. Teacher was told Elon Musk would double her Bitcoin investment in scam

    A teacher lost 9,000 that she had hoped to use as a house deposit after falling victim to a Bitcoin scam that promised Elon Musk would 'double her investment'.
    Julie Bushnell, from Farnborough in Hampshire, lost thousands of pounds after visiting a fake BBC News website that said the billionaire was having a Bitcoin 'giveaway'.
    The website, which is made to look like BBC News and is still active, advertised that Mr Musk had bought $1.5billion ...
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