Economic Affairs

Revisiting bitcoin: The No. 1 crypto asset has become the financial virus of our time

The No. 1 crypto asset has become the financial virus of our time.

Bitcoin has outperformed every other asset class this year, soaring by more than 150 per cent since Jan 1.PHOTO: REUTERS

With bitcoin now close to revisiting its December 2017 all-time high of just under US$20,000, it is time to look at the reasons for its recent resurgence.

The world's No. 1 cyber asset has outperformed every other asset class this year, soaring by more than 150 per cent since Jan 1.

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