Bitcoin_extended_its_sharp_tumble_of_the_past_24_hours
(Reuters) - Bitcoin extended its sharp tumble of the past 24 hours, skidding more than 20 percent on Wednesday in a rapid downturn in fortunes as investors were spooked by fears regulators might clamp down on an asset whose value has skyrocketed in the past year. Bitcoin, which skyrocketed nearly 2,000 percent last year and hovered near a peak of $20,000 (14,499.06 pounds), slipped below $10,000 on the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp exchange on ...

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