How do you invest in bitcoin without investing in bitcoin? For many investors, the answer has been to buy shares in the crypto-mining company, Argo Blockchain, which is listed on the London Stock Exchange.
Crypto-mining is the process where computers solve tough mathematical problems to create new units of cryptocurrency, such as bitcoins, which is how they enter circulation. The company is claiming to champion the use of renewable sources of power to power the mining.
From January to the end of November, the company was the most-bought share on the AJ Bell platform, used by more than 380,000 investors.
Argo Blockchain’s share price is up 125 per cent since the start of the year, from 47p a share to £1.06. At its peak in