Bitcoin rises above US$14,000 on Bitstamp to record high

Bitcoin rises above US$14,000 on Bitstamp to record high

Bitcoin soared to a record high of US$14,047.40 on Thursday, continuing its surge from below US$1,000 at the beginning of the year.

A copy of bitcoin standing on PC motherboard is seen in this illustration picture, Oct 26, 2017. (Photo: Reuters/Dado Ruvic)

TOKYO: Bitcoin soared to a record high of US$14,047.40 on Thursday, continuing its surge from below US$1,000 at the beginning of the year.

The cryptocurrency was last up 2.94 percent at US$14,030.00 at the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp exchange .

(Reporting by the Tokyo markets team; Editing by Kim Coghill)

Source: Reuters

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