China to Shut Bitcoin Exchanges
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Chinese authorities are preparing to shut down the country’s bitcoin exchanges, according to people familiar with the matter, reflecting a growing unease with the virtual currency and its recent surge in value.
The policy shift in the world’s No. 2 economy shows how nations are wrestling with bitcoin and its place in the financial system.
Photo courtesy of Christian Ditaputratama.
Source: Wall Street Journal (link opens in a new window)
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