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Bitcoin hits $15,000 for first time after fresh surge

The New Age 2017-12-07 16:14:48

Bitcoin hits $15,000 for first time after fresh surge

Bitcoin, which this week soared to a new record high of more than $8,000, is the monetary equivalent,Picture: Getty Images

Bitcoin rocketed above $15,000 on Thursday, extending the virtual currency’s mammoth surge this year and following an advance of more than 50 percent in just one week.

It struck a record-high $15,075.02 at 1005 GMT, according to Bloomberg.

AFP