Thousands of new users are turning to bitcoin, according to Kraken and other exchanges, over fears that government stimulus will lead to inflation.
Demand for gold is skyrocketing and the clamor for scarce assets in a remote-first world was precisely where bitcoin was supposed to shine. But it's complicated.
The dollar index dropped to its lowest level since May 2018.
BOE governor Mark Carney called on Friday for the creation of a wholly digital alternative to the U.S. dollar.