Bitcoin emergence as 'digital gold' could lift price to $146,000: JPMorgan

Topics Bitcoin | JP Morgan | Gold

Digital currency bitcoin has emerged as a rival to gold and could trade as high as $146,000 if it becomes established as a safe-haven asset, investment bank JPMorgan (JPM) said on Tuesday.   Interest in the world's biggest cryptocurrency has soared this year, with investors viewing bitcoin as a hedge against inflation and an alternative to the depreciating dollar.

The rush led to bitcoin prices more than tripling in the past six months to a record peak of $34,800 on Jan. 2.   "Bitcoin's competition with.....

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