Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Shoots Vertically Above $8,000

April 12, 2018 12:45 UTC

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: April 12, 2018 12:46 UTC

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