Bitcoin will be regulated like any other currency or asset class in a decade or two, insists Jeremy Allaire, whose start-up aims to make use of the virtual currency more mainstream.
Inflation in the euro zone surprised by falling more than expected in January - to the level at which the European Central Bank last cut interest rates.
Virtual currency bitcoin received some good news on Friday with one of the most prominent exchanges in the world resuming trading after a clampdown by the People's Bank of China (PBoC) in December.
Better than expected inflation data out of Japan has put its central bank's 2 percent inflation target well within sight, analysts told CNBC.
When Ben Bernanke steps down as chairman of the Federal Reserve this week, having presided over his final committee meeting, the sniping might stop.
The vice-president of the Bitcoin Foundation, which lobbies on behalf of the digital currency, has resigned amid allegations he helped launder money for Silk Road, the online drug bazaar.
Anybody expecting Mark Carney to go to Scotland and say something controversial about the independence debate was always going to be disappointed.
Bitcoin could be as "big as the Internet" in its potential to reshape the world and spur economic growth, said a venture capitalist.
Britain's economy grew at its fastest rate in 2013 in six years, according to a report released ahead of the official GDP numbers.
Hopes that the recovery kept up momentum at the close of last year will be boosted by a report suggesting businesses are enjoying their strongest growth since before the financial crisis.
Fears of a British exit from the European Union are adding to the list of concerns causing turbulence on global financial markets, the IMF’s managing director Christine Lagarde said on Saturday.
The new year kicked off with a global stock market and commodities rout over worries about the global economic outlook and China’s economy in particular.