SINGAPORE (Mar 5): What do Warren Buffett, Prince Al-Waleed Talal and Jamie Dimon have in common? Aside from being ludicrously wealthy and respected personalities in the financial world, they are also vocal critics of bitcoin and its crypto cousins. Buffet, probably the most celebrated investor in history, has amassed a personal fortune of US$83 billion ($109.3 billion) through his savvy investments across a multitude of asset classes and businesses. So, I can’t think of a better point of reference when analysing investments in any asset — including, more recently, bitcoin.

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