How to Buy Bitcoin in the UK
Open an account today with one of the following cryptocurrency exchanges to buy Bitcoin (BTC) in the UK, and save with our exclusive offers.
Quick links: AvaTrade
77.82% of retail CFD accounts lose money.
AvaTrade is an award-winning broker, regulated in 9 countries. Trade CFDs on the price of Bitcoin, Ethereum and 17 other crypto-currencies. You can also trade CFDs on Forex, stocks, commodities and other asset classes. AvaTrade supports the MetaTrader 4 and 5 platforms. Get 1-on-1 trading assistance when you deposit US$ 1,000 or more into your trading account.
Quick links: LocalBitcoins
LocalBitcoins is an established peer-to-peer marketplace, launched in 2012. Connect directly with others looking to buy or sell Bitcoin, through the website's classified ads. Buy or sell with peace of mind, as every transaction is protected through its escrow service. Once you've bought, you can store your Bitcoins securely in your LocalBitcoins wallet.
Low volatility, low volume is not a good mix, ARK analyst says. Crypto's not a retail asset class anymore, says Galaxy's Grant.
Bitcoin's correlation with gold hits its highest level in over a year. Opimas CEO Octavio Marenzi says he's "not surprised" by this correlation, because "the arguments of buying either one are very similar" in this market. But, he adds that this correlation won't be permanent.
Optimism over the macro picture and a falling U.S. dollar have buoyed Bitcoin. Also, an upgrade to the second-largest crypto network is injecting volatility.