Data for: Is there a risk-return trade-off in cryptocurrency markets? The case of Bitcoin

Published: 30-12-2019| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/4y6p84jwxw.1
Walid Ahmed


The main dataset consists of the exchange rate of Bitcoin (Bitstamp exchange) against the US dollar, sampled at an hourly frequency.The period of analysis extends from January 3, 2012 to April 5, 2019, yielding a sample size of 1894 daily observations.