Bitcoin’s price hit US$683 on Thursday, the highest since early July, while trading volume reached a six month daily high of 6.65 million bitcoin. Photo: Reuters Bitcoin’s price hit US$683 on Thursday, the highest since early July, while trading volume reached a six month daily high of 6.65 million bitcoin. Photo: Reuters
Bitcoin’s price hit US$683 on Thursday, the highest since early July, while trading volume reached a six month daily high of 6.65 million bitcoin. Photo: Reuters
Celia Chen
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Across The Border by Celia Chen

Yuan weakness prompts Chinese investors to place risky bets on digital currency bitcoin

Bitcoin’s price hit US$683 on Thursday, the highest since early July, while trading volume reached a six month daily high of 6.65 million bitcoin. Photo: Reuters Bitcoin’s price hit US$683 on Thursday, the highest since early July, while trading volume reached a six month daily high of 6.65 million bitcoin. Photo: Reuters
Bitcoin’s price hit US$683 on Thursday, the highest since early July, while trading volume reached a six month daily high of 6.65 million bitcoin. Photo: Reuters
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Celia Chen

Celia Chen

Celia is a tech reporter for the Post, covering companies such as Tencent, JD.com and Foxconn. She also covers start-up news and China's tech world. Prior to joining the Post, she worked for China Daily.