Currency What is Bitcoin's utility and why should people care about it? Updated : July 18, 2019 06:01 PM IST A store of value implies an asset that at least retains its value especially in recessionary markets. Similar to gold, bitcoin has fixed limited supply and this is crucial as its supply cannot be unilaterally changed by any central bank. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.