European authorities warn of dangers in cryptocurrency markets

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Cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin face growing hostility from regulators

The European Union’s three financial supervisory agencies, or ESAs, have issued a strongly worded warning to possible buyers of cryptocurrencies.

The warning follows similar statements from several eurozone central banks, including the Bank of Spain and the Netherlands Bank.

The European Banking Authority, the European Securities and Markets Authority and the European Institutional and Occupational Pensions Authority issued a joint statement today (February 12) about cryptocurrencies. The

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