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Bitcoin Trades at Record High Above $15,000

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Bitcoin has already overcome its latest psychologically important price level; the cryptocurrency, which was worth less than $1,000 per unit at the beginning of the year, has continued to post massive daily gains this week.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) Bitcoin, the most popular cryptocurrency in the world, continues to post new highs; it was trading at over $15,000 on Thursday, according to market statistics.

The figures from the Bitfinex cryptocurrency exchange trading platform show that at 05:51 GMT one Bitcoin could be bought at a price amounting to $13,980. However, earlier the price for a bitcoin had peaked at $14,144. On Wednesday evening, bitcoin renewed its historic previous record value, trading at over $13,000.

READ MORE:Cryptocurrencies May Become Global, but are Unlikely to Replace the US Dollar

On January 1, 2017, the value of one one Bitcoin was $997. By November 29, one Bitcoin was worth $9,001. Since the beginning of the last week, Bitcoin has posted active growth, beating several historical records within a few days.

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