The Economist: Regulation doomed cryptocurrenices in China

The Economist: Regulation doomed cryptocurrenices in China

Over the weekend, The Economist offered its takeon Bitcoin’s (and other altcoins’) China problem. It argues that regulation has driven people in China out of that market in droves over the last four months or so, which isn’t a shock to anyone. “Most investors have left the market,” BTC China’s Bobby Lee told the magazine. In late November, Bitcoin’s value against the dollar broke well clear of the $1,000 mark. On some exchanges, it peaked above $1,300. More than 100,000 Bitcoins were traded daily on the BTC China exchange, and we were all excited about China leading the way. Today,....


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