20 Aug '13, 11pm

Bitcoin Spawns China Virtual IPOs as U.S. Scrutiny Grows

The Bitcoin craze is catching on in China . Sun Minjie is a 28-year-old Internet worker who lives in Beijing. Eager to profit from growing demand for the digital currency, Sun has invested more than $3,000 in a company called 796 Xchange Ltd., an online exchange for trading stocks and other financial instruments related to Bitcoin, where initial public offerings are also being held. He’s part of a small but growing group of investors in China who have put the country into contention with the U.S. as the biggest downloader of the virtual money that’s being used to buy a growing range of goods and services online. While intensified scrutiny by U.S. regulators casts doubt on the currency’s future there, China’s Bitcoin industry is expanding. “What’s worrisome is that a lot of people could be just treating it as a speculative investment,” said Peter Pak, head of trading of BOC...

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