Forbes – October 30, 2017
Bitcoin reached a new high over the weekend, moving upward as market participants traded the currency ahead of its hard fork.
The digital currency rose to as much as $6,306.58 at 20:15 UTC, CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index(BPI) figures show.
By reaching this level, Bitcoin had returned more than 550% year-to-date, additional BPI data reveals.
This was only one of several highs the digital currency attained this year. Bitcoin hit several milestones in 2017, breaking through many key price levels and surpassing $100 billion in total market capitalization (market cap).
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