Breakthrough year ahead for crypto-currency?

Breakthrough year ahead for crypto-currency?
Peter Griffin
Like the share market and house prices, the world’s best-known crypto-currency has been bolstered by the pandemic. As central banks around the world print money to prop up the battered global economy, Bitcoin has the advantage of being in comparatively short supply.Only about 18.5 million Bitcoins have been ‘mined’ so far and the system is designed to have a maximum of 21 million, so it really is a finite resource: the digital equivalent of gold and increasingly its rival as an investment class. But Bitcoin’s valuat...

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