Litecoin hits a record high and is up nearly 1,400 percent this year

Source: CNBC

"Litecoin, the fifth-largest cryptocurrency by value and rival to bitcoin, has rallied nearly 1,400 percent since the start of the year after hitting a record high price. On Monday, litecoin hit an all-time high of $64.2, marking a 1383 percent rise since January first where it traded at $4.33, data from industry website Coinmarketcap.com showed. The price pulled back slightly on Tuesday and was just above $62 in early trade." (08/29/17)

https://www.cnbc.com/2017/08/29/litcoin-price-hits-record-high.html