The Bitcoin market has welcomed the outcome of the Brexit vote in the UK with open arms as the price of its currency soars following a falling trend in recent days. The price of Bitcoin dipped to as low as $583 just before the June 23 Brexit voting day – a sharp drop from its two-and-a-half year high of nearly $775 on June 17. However, after votes were cast, with a win for the Brexit supporters, the digital currency gained in value to over $650 – a 24-hour recovery for a seven-day drop. Continue reading
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