See bitcoin as a lottery, not an investment
Apart from returns, an investment must have fundamental value, transparency, regulation and market-driven demand-supply. Bitcoin falls short on these
A tea seller in Mumbai’s newest corporate hub claims to have bought 4 bitcoins, at Rs1 lakh each, in May 2017. He is already sitting on a handsome profit, given the price of Rs13.64 lakh per bitcoin—as per Coinome as on 19 December. However, he says he will wait till next year when the price would be around Rs15 lakh a bitcoin. On being asked how he knows for sure that the price will move to that level, he responded with an assured, “Aap dekhna (you’ll see)."