Bitcoin nearly doubles in value from year's low as Korea eases stance on cryptocurrencies

“While the threat of heavy regulation, or even a total ban on exchange trading, has hovered over bitcoin in recent weeks, reports this morning that the South Korean government are softening their stance have given traders confidence to buy,” said Dennis de Jong, managing director, at online brokerage …
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If the NYSE has its way, a risky leveraged ETF which doubles the return of bitcoin could soon hit …

The New York Stock Exchange has asked SEC regulators to list five exchange-traded funds that track bitcoin futures on one of its markets. The ETFs are short-term investment vehicles designed to multiply returns in the cryptocurrency market, the SEC filing said. The NYSE has already issued several …
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