Bitcoin crosses $1,800 for the first time adding $3 billion in market cap in just four days

Source: CNBC

“Bitcoin surpassed $1,800 on Thursday to a fresh record high, rising more than $100 in just two days, driven by comments from policy makers and positive noises around the future of the cryptocurrency. The price of the digital currency was trading at around $1,824 by early morning in London, according to Coindesk’s bitcoin price index. It breached $1,700 for the first time on Tuesday. Since Monday, the market capitalization of bitcoin has risen over $3 billion to $29.53 billion. The price of bitcoin has soared 81 percent since the start of the year.” (05/11/17)

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