What are private and public keys in bitcoin?
Bitcoins are stored in digital wallets, which are software programmes, containing one public and one private key
Extending the nearly four times rise seen in 2020, bitcoin prices have surged more than 20% to $35,249 in the first 12 days of 2021. The rally has attracted many first-time buyers to cryptocurrencies. However, there are concerns that many of these investors are buying into this asset class without fully understanding how these work and what are the risks involved.