As of December 2013, trading of the digital currency, Bitcoin, has been banned by China's banks, although, Chinese citizens are still allowed to use the popular currency. Bitcoin value saw a large increase in 2013, but the recent ban caused its exchange rate to take a sharp hit following the ban in China.   Frank Langfitt from NPR's Shanghai branch reports:   “China is the world's biggest market for Bitcoin and has helped drive its explosive appreciation this year. Today, Read more [...]
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