Cracking the cryptic world of virtual currencies

Business Standard

Before you bet on them, brace yourself for high volatility and beware of hackers






It’s rare that an exchange sends out a warning about trading in a particular stock or commodity or crypto currency. On Tuesday, the country’s leading bitcoin exchange did just that – sent out an advisory to investors that said: “Due to high demand and low supply of bitcoins, both buying and selling prices are higher in India compared to international prices. Please be cautious since bitcoin prices are volatile and trades are subject to market risk.”


The advisory was issued after the crypto currency tumbled around 20 per cent in three days – from …


TO READ THE FULL STORY, SUBSCRIBE NOW AT JUST Rs 149 A MONTH



*Note :
Our Partners are proud to be associated with this initiative and will contribute Rs 100 x 6 months thereafter, standard rate of Rs 149 will be charged.
Offer valid for Indian residents only
Requires you to share personal information like PAN, Date of Birth, and Income.
*Annual saving on WSJ subscription price of US$ 347.88 (12 months @ US$ 28.99 per month)
* 1US$ = 67.50 INR.
*Please note that this offer is not valid if you are/were a registered/existing user on WSJ Digital


*Note :

Please note that this offer is not valid if you are/were a registered/existing user on WSJ Digital.

‘);
$(‘html, body’).animate({
scrollTop: $(“#subscription-scroll-location”).offset().top
}, 2000);
$(“.subscription-tooltip”).show();
//window.location.hash = ‘#show-msg’;
return false;
}else{
$(“#value_pack_form”).submit();
}
}

function resetValuePack(packid){
if(packid==2){
$(‘#premium-price’).trigger(‘click’);
$(‘#toggleText’).show();
$(‘#digital-subscribe’).attr(‘checked’,false);
$(‘#value_pack_price’).val($(‘#subs-final-amount’).html());
}
if(packid==4){
$(‘#premium-price’).trigger(‘click’);
$(‘#toggleText’).show();
$(‘#digital-subscribe’).trigger(‘click’);
$(‘#value_pack_price’).val($(‘#subs-final-amount’).html());
}
if(packid==3){
$(‘#special-offer’).trigger(‘click’);
$(‘#toggleText1’).show();
$(‘#digital-subscribe_1’).attr(‘checked’,false);
$(‘#value_pack_price’).val($(‘#subs-final-amount’).html());
}
if(packid==5){
$(‘#special-offer’).trigger(‘click’);
$(‘#toggleText1’).show();
$(‘#digital-subscribe_1’).trigger(‘click’);
$(‘#value_pack_price’).val($(‘#subs-final-amount’).html());
}
}



First Published: Wed, September 06 2017. 22:36 IST





Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

16 + twelve =