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President Bukele predicts Bitcoin $100k rally, further legal adoption and more



On Jan 2, El Salvador President Nayib Bukele shared 5 bullish predictions on Bitcoin’s (BTC) efficiency for the 12 months 2022. 

Final 12 months, El Salvador grew to become the primary nation to undertake Bitcoin as legal tender beneath Bukele’s presidency as a countermeasure to the rising inflation within the nation. Since legalization, the president acquired 1,370 BTC for the nation’s reserve and reinvested its unrealized beneficial properties into new infrastructure tasks together with a hospital and a faculty.

President Bukele predicted that two more nations will be part of El Salvador to undertake Bitcoin as a legal tender in 2022. In the identical 12 months, he expects a bull run that can take BTC value to a brand new all-time excessive of $100,000.

2022 predictions on #Bitcoin:

•Will attain $100k
•2 more nations will undertake it as legal tender
•Will turn into a serious electoral situation in US elections this 12 months
•Bitcoin Metropolis will start development
•Volcano bonds will probably be oversubscribed
•Large shock at @TheBitcoinConf

— Nayib Bukele (@nayibbukele) January 2, 2022

Bukele additionally envisions an oncoming explosive progress for El Salvador’s two in-house BTC-based initiatives — Bitcoin Metropolis and Volcano bonds. As Cointelegraph beforehand reported, the president foresees Bitcoin Metropolis to turn into a completely purposeful metropolis with residential areas, buying facilities, eating places, a port, “everything around Bitcoin.”

In line with Bukele, “Bitcoin City will commence construction” this 12 months, implying the event of the $1 billion BTC bonds-backed digital metropolis. Together with this growth, he predicts an oversubscription of the Volcano bonds.

Bukele additionally predicts that Bitcoin will turn into a serious electoral situation in U.S. elections this 12 months and instructed his Twitter followers to be looking out for “a huge surprise” at Bitcoin 2022 convention.

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— Nayib Bukele (@nayibbukele) January 2, 2022

Associated: Some Salvadorans declare funds are lacking from their Chivo wallets

El Salvador’s mainstream Bitcoin adoption met with a collection of technical hurdles, the newest being stories of lacking funds from the nation’s in-house Bitcoin pockets, Chivo.

As Cointelegraph reported, not less than 50 Salvadorans reported losses totaling more than $96,000 in December, as a result of an alleged unknown glitch within the Chivo pockets.

Hilo con algunos afectados por la Chivo Gualet.

1- $16,000

— El Comisionado (@_elcomisionado_) December 18, 2021

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