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Bitcoin futures surge past $17,000 on launch day 9:42pm EST

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The front-month bitcoin futures contract on the Chicago-based CBOE Futures Exchange surged past $17,000 on Monday, the first day of trading.  Full Article

 
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Uber heads to court in fight for London survival 8:13pm EST 

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber [UBER.UL] will defend its right to operate in London in a court hearing on Monday after the app was deemed unfit to run a taxi service and stripped of its license in its most important European market.  Full Article  

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Bangladesh minister says wants to 'wipe out' Manila bank for heist role 7:14pm EST 

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh's finance minister said late on Saturday he wanted to "wipe out" a Philippines bank that was used to channel $81 million stolen from the Bangladeshi central bank's account with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York last year.  Full Article