Bitcoin slumps as new Covid variant shakes markets
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Bitcoin slumps as new Covid variant shakes markets

Published by Al-Araby Bitcoin tumbled almost 8% on Friday after the discovery of a new, potentially vaccine-resistant coronavirus variant saw investors dump riskier assets for the perceived safety of bonds, the yen and the dollar. Bitcoin, the largest digital currency, fell as much as 7.8% to $54,377, its lowest since…