Bitcoin & co soar as Covid 'safe havens'

27 September 2020 - 05:00 By AGENCY REPORTER

A cryptocurrency mania known as decentralised finance has helped to turn digital currencies into this year's best-performing asset by far.

The Bloomberg Galaxy Crypto Index of digital coins is up about 66% in 2020, exceeding gold's jump as well as returns from global stocks, bonds and commodities. A key reason is a surge in ethereum, which accounts for more than a third of the crypto gauge's weight...

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