21 Mar '13, 10pm

Bitcoin prices spike on Euro woes

The well-publicised idea that Cyprus could pinch ten per cent of all local savings accounts to help pay for its government's budgetary woes seems to have sparked a rush of interest in the crypto-currency Bitcoin. According to Bloomberg , Bitcoin apps are soaring up the download charts in Spain, of all places, based on BGR reports that the iPhone Bitcoin Gold app cracked the Spanish top-100 to position number 72, while Bitcoin Ticker leapt from the five hundreds to number 52. Bloomberg quotes ConvergEx strategist Nick Colas as saying “If you want to get a good sense of the stress European savers are feeling, just watch Bitcoin prices.” However, he added, it's only good for small amounts: “The liquidity is just not there in the system for multimillion dollar transactions”. Zerohedge wrote on Wednesday that “the value of the virtual currency has soared almost 30 percent in th...

Full article: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/03/21/bitcoin_on_a_roll...

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