First the first time in weeks, the bid for bitcoins has been raised because of Japan and South Korea. Both countries being large global markets for the coins, the bid went up to 300 dollars higher than the average global value.
Many small retailers and individuals see bitcoin as an investment much like gold and silver, this being said, Japan and South Korea saw it as a great opportunity for smart investment as the digital value of these coins is quite tremendous.
Bitcoins are basically virtual coins intended to be autonomous for their worth, with no need for physical banks to transfer or store the currency.
Once you own bitcoins, they work like corporeal gold coins: they acquire value and operate just as if they were blocks of gold in your pouch or wallet. You can use your bitcoins to obtain goods & services on-line, or you can even tuck them away and wait for the value of these coins to increase.
You can trade these coins from one l wallet to another one. The wallet (similar to that of PayTMs), is a personal database where the value of the coins is stored till you want to carry out a transaction. The best part, however, is that these coins cannot be forged as there is a unique numerical value/code attached to each bitcoin.
The value of these coins changes every day depending on how many people are investing in it. Currently, the value has shot up because of Japan and South Korea, this week, the value of these coins is roughly three hundred dollars above its average rate.
Investing in digital coins can be just as tricky as investing in a stock market, there is no guarantee on whether you will win big or lose more than you bargained for. It is recommended by experts to study the market value before investing.