(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 17, 2014 in Washington, DC bitcoin medals are pictured.  The arrival of cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase on Nasdaq is one of the most anticipated events of the year on Wall Street, where enthusiasm for bitcoin is in full swing, despite questions about the sustainability of the market. The first company devoted entirely to cryptocurrency to enter the US stock exchange, Coinbase -- which will be listed under the symbol COIN -- is already a heavyweight.
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Crypto bulls are out in force as growing list of companies embrace Bitcoin, even as sceptics doubt the durability of the boom. Photo: AFP

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