CoinDesk Launches Chinese Yuan Bitcoin Price Index

CoinDesk Launches Chinese Yuan Bitcoin Price Index

CoinDesk has created a new Bitcoin Price Index (BPI) based on the price and volume of bitcoins exchanged for Chinese yuan (CNY). The new Chinese yuan BPI is separate from the existing and widely referenced CoinDesk USD index, which CoinDesk will continue to maintain. The USD index and CNY index will complement each other by providing the most trusted bitcoin price in the two most commonly exchanged national currencies. Bitcoin's wild ride in China. The rise of bitcoin in China was a one of the big stories and catalysts in the latter half of 2013. Near the end of last year, CNY trading....


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