05 Mar '13, 7pm

Meet Bitcoin, the World’s Best Performing Currency

Meet Bitcoin, the World’s Best Performing Currency

The best performing currency this year? No it’s not the Seychellois rupee (+8.07%), Paraguay’s guarani (+5.24%) or Brazil’s real (+4.45%). It’s bitcoin , the online, open source currency, which has gained nearly 200% so far this year. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Who needs the euro when you have bitcoin? Let me first acknowledge that I know next to nothing about bitcoin. I was clued into it by the father of one of my daughter’s friends, who does a bit of trading in the online currency. But it’s real, even if it’s virtual, and it can be used to buy real-world goods . And those goods don’t have to be legal. Because it uses a peer-to-peer network, its users remain anonymous and safely out of reach of the law enforcement (at least most of the time), which has made it handy when purchasing illegal drugs and the like . Why is bitcoin gaining? The number of coins in circulat...

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