Asia’s role in the digital currency revolution

Asia’s role in the digital currency revolution

Bitcoin is only the best known of the many digital currencies vying for attention. Photo: Reuters / Benoit Tessier / Illustration Unless you have been living under a rock for the past year you will have heard of Bitcoin and its meteoric rise in price in recent months. This year alone the digital currency has gone from around US$700 in January to more than $6,000 this past week, a gain of more than 750%, pushing its total market capacity past $100 billion. Many are still wondering how such a high value can be put on a virtual asset and […]