Illumination of the stock graph is seen on the representations of virtual currency Bitcoin in this picture illustration taken March 13, 2020. Photo: Reuters
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Bitcoin investors place long-term bets as owners hold onto cryptocurrency
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The number of ‘illiquid’ wallets holding onto bitcoin long term has been climbing since July, offering investors hope that December decline was a blip.

Illumination of the stock graph is seen on the representations of virtual currency Bitcoin in this picture illustration taken March 13, 2020. Photo: Reuters
Bitcoin investors place long-term bets as owners hold onto cryptocurrency

The number of ‘illiquid’ wallets holding onto bitcoin long term has been climbing since July, offering investors hope that December decline was a blip.

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Small app operators still face an uphill battle to challenge Tencent’s lead in China’s vast music-streaming market.

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Alibaba CEO says record antitrust fine made the company ‘more thoughtful’

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The middle-income trap remains a challenge for China’s policymakers after a decade. Photo: AFP
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In a lengthy article, Vice-Premier Liu He advocates for China to shift its growth model towards relying on technological innovation.

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An unspoken worry is that China has too few children, that they are too divided by wealth and education, and that their interests are not focused on what is best for the nation.

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