Hendry: I would buy Bitcoin if I could

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Eclectica's Hugh Hendry has said he would buy into online currency Bitcoin if it were feasible to do so within his funds.

Hendry (pictured) has bought 3D printing stocks as a play on trend-driven, QE-fuelled equity markets, and said the rise in the valuation of Bitcoin amounts to “the same thing”. All US-listed 3D printing stocks are trading on at least 50 times earnings, but Hendry said he has little concern over the sector’s sky-high valuations. "We are in 3D printing stocks. I say to my team 'don’t tell me the valuations, it is trending,'" he said, speaking at a Harrington Cooper conference at which he also revealed he is no longer bearish. The power of those trends is such that Hendry said he woul...

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