Cryptocurrencies

Trading interest in Bitcoin bounces back

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Bitcoin, left for dead by many investors, has been on a tear of late and is attracting significant interest from speculators.

Why it matters: Traders raised their bullish bets on bitcoin to the highest level in 11 months on Monday, data from cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex shows, and traders are continuing to pile into the cryptocurrency.

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