Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Shoots Vertically Above $8,000

Thursday’s trading witnessed bitcoin price spiking upwards from under $6,900 to $8,000, a new high for April.

For reasons unknown at the time of publishing, bitcoin prices were flung upwards in a frantic period which saw the world’s most prominent cryptocurrency gain over 15% in value, all in a span of under 45 minutes.

At press time, prices are continuing to climb amid frenzied trading to post a high of $8,039.

Developing…stay tuned for a detailed price analysis.

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Last modified (UTC): April 12, 2018 12:46 PM

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Samburaj is the Editor for CCN, among the earliest and foremost publications covering blockchain, cryptocurrency and financial technology news. He has authored over 1,500 articles for CCN and is invested in Bitcoin. Email him samburaj(@)ccn.com or find him barely tweeting @sambdas