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What are the prospects for cryptocurrencies?
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Recent weeks have seen a rollercoaster ride for cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, with Tesla boss Elon Musk's tweets rocking the crypto-markets and highlighting volatility. And China, which has been home to a large number of bitcoin miners, is stepping up scrutiny over concerns about proper regulation as well as the environmental effects of the high-consumption operations. Is this the beginning of a new era for making and use of cryptocurrencies?

To find out more, we've invited independent current affairs commentator Einar Tangen; Qu Qiang, assistant director of the International Monetary Institute at Renmin University of China; and Anthony Chan, former chief economist of JPMorgan Chase.

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