In truth, cryptocurrencies have dominated the news during the last 18 months, thanks primarily to Bitcoin’s historic price run last year. Altcoins such as Litecoin have also generated significant interest among investors, however, while driving high levels of engagement across social media. Although the interest in cryptocurrency investment remains largely speculative in the mainstream, there’s no doubt that the blockchain technology behind this marketplace is evolving at a rapid pace and continuing to disrupt a huge array of alternative industries.
Despite being decentralised online payment systems, there are various countries across the globe adopting these cryptocurrencies and sky-rocketing them to the rate of growth and development we’re seeing today. While the USA, South Africa and the UK sit quite prominently within the industry, there are a huge number of Asian countries either catching up, or dominating completely. From China’s ever-changing regulation, to South Korea’s outright ban, the greatest and most prominent countries within the continent are proving time and time