November 02, 2017 11.32AM / By Daniel Palmer
day, another record...
prices have continued to climb overnight, building on consecutive highs in
recent days and ultimately reaching a new all-time high close to $7,000.
07:00 UTC, bullish bitcoin trading saw the cryptocurrency soar to a peak of
$6,994.01, having opened the session at $6,750. At press time, the price of a
bitcoin is $6,939, according to CoinDesk's Bitcoin Price Index – a 2.8 percent
gain for the day so far. As
bitcoin is up over 20.56 percent for the last 7 days, and its market
capitalization has now peaked at over $116 billion.
in the markets, newly created cryptocurrency bitcoin cash (BCH) is again making
significant gains, trading at around $546. BCH has risen 13.63 percent over the
last 24 hours, and an astonishing 62.16 percent over the last 7 days.
combined market cap for all cryptocurrencies is again at record highs, sitting
at $188.5 billion at press time.