Prepare to bet against bitcoin as it becomes civilised

If the cryptocurrency ceases to be a ringfenced product, the normal rules of investing will apply.

A trader throws his hands into the air during trading in the S&P 500 futures trading pit Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2008, at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange — AP Photo/M. Spencer Green

By Gillian Tett

In recent years, bitcoin has been the wild west of the financial world. Now, however, it is being civilised — a touch. In the coming weeks, the Chicago Mercantile…

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