Shares in BNP have fallen 17 per cent since it first announced a $1.1 billion provision for the fine in mid-February

The US Justice Department is expected to announce on Monday a settlement with BNP Paribas involving a record fine of nearly $9 billion over alleged US(...)

A dispute between US courts and French bank BNP Paribas over alleged sanctions busting could hurt trade treaty talks between the United States and the(...)

Dorian S. Nakamoto, identified by Newsweek magazine as the founder of Bitcoin, speaks to members of the media as he arrives home in Temple City, California. Photograph: Jonathan Alcorn/Bloomberg 1:31

A Japanese American man thought to be the reclusive multi-millionaire father of Bitcoin emerged from a modest Southern California home and denied i(...)

The collapse of the Mt Gox bitcoin exchange could ultimately strengthen the virtual currency industry by weeding out weaker operators, New York’s banking regulator has said. Photo: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The collapse of the Mt Gox bitcoin exchange could ultimately strengthen the virtual currency industry by weeding out weaker operators and promp(...)

Yesterday, Slovenia-based Bitstamp became the second major bitcoin exchange to halt customer withdrawals in the past several days, citing “inconsistent results”, and blaming a denial-of-service attack. Photograph: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

Bitcoin is being hit by attacks from unknown computer hackers who are sending “mutated” lines of code into the program that runs the virtual c(...)