A man uses the bitcoin ATM in Hong Kong on December 8, 2017. Cryptocurrency bitcoin was the best-performing hi-tech investment this year, as its price rose above the US$20,000 mark at the start of trading on the CME, the world’s biggest futures exchange. Photo: AP

Five hi-tech investments that trumped Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, Google in 2017

Shares of Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google may have jumped more than 50 per cent this year, but these do not even come close to the gains made by four Chinese tech stocks and the runaway success of bitcoin.

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A man uses the bitcoin ATM in Hong Kong on December 8, 2017. Cryptocurrency bitcoin was the best-performing hi-tech investment this year, as its price rose above the US$20,000 mark at the start of trading on the CME, the world’s biggest futures exchange. Photo: AP
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