Cryptocurrencies are all the rage at the moment. Ian Forsyth tries to decide if they are the future for finance . . . or a very big bubble that’s about to burst.
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has launched a scathing attack on cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin.
Bitcoin prices took another tumble as investors were spooked by news that South Korean authorities were launching a fresh crackdown on cryptocurrency trading.
Published by Bodley Head Since its creation in 2009, Bitcoin - the cybermoney and encryption technology - has skirted popular consciousness, enjoying spikes of curiosity, notoriety and moneyed success, all comprehensively outlined in this biography/manifesto from Wall Street Journalists Vigna and Casey.