Cryptocurrency takes root in El Salvador

World Today

In any discussion of financial matters at the Summit of the Americas, ​it may be hard to ignore the rise of cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin. ​Notoriously volatile, these trading instruments, not controlled by any central bank, ​have sparked a range of government policies, from outright bans to full embrace.

CGTN’s Alasdair Baverstock shows us what’s going on with Bitcoin in El Salvador.