Bitcoin Price Reaches New High Above $68,000, Trading Data Shows

The price of the most popular cryptocurrency, bitcoin, broke a historical record once again to reach a new all-time high above $68,000, according to trading data.
A few hours earlier, the bitcoin price topped $67,000.

On Binance, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in terms of trading volume, bitcoin rose by 5 percent in the past 24 hours to a maximum of $68,400.

The Bitcoin price has been on the rise for the fourth day in a row.

Launched in 2009, Bitcoin is the world’s first decentralised cryptocurrency, a type of digital asset that uses public-key cryptography to record, sign and send transactions over a special technology - the Bitcoin blockchain.