30 May '16, 12am

#bitcoin

#bitcoin

Bitcoin rallied strongly in the second half of 2015 , as China saw record-setting levels of currency outflows. Many observers took that to mean Chinese investors were bidding up the virtual currency’s value in an effort to circumvent their government’s capital controls. However, a comparison of bitcoin valuation and Chinese capital flows over the longer term indicates that what looks like a cause-and-effect trend in the past few months may instead be merely a coincidence. The issue The value of bitcoin nearly doubled between August and November. It peaked around $500 in early November before retreating for several weeks , though it resumed its climb in the first week of December. There were two popular theories about bitcoin’s autumn rally. The first was that the virtual currency was serving as a haven for Chinese investors nervous about their government’s efforts to contr...

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