Bitcoin is not at a size where it would pose a risk to the global economy, Bank of England Deputy Governor Jon Cunliffe said on Wednesday, as the virtual currency soared to a record high above $10,000 on major exchange. The cryptocurrency has climbed 10-fold so far this year, the largest gain of all asset classes and prompting sceptics to warn it is a classic speculative bubble. "I would just say investors kind of need to do their homework," Cunliffe told BBC Radio. He said he did not think British households as a whole were going on a "debt-fuelled binge" ...
Bitcoin makes history; BoE deputy says it can't threaten world economy
The cryptocurrency has climbed 10-fold so far this year