Bitcoin Skyrockets Above $5,800 Setting New All-Time High
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Oct. 13, 2017
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Bitcoin (EXANTE: Bitcoin) reached a new all-time high of $5,856.10 this morning, according to CoinDesk's Bitcoin Price Index.

Bitcoin started the session today at $5,439, before rising sharply to the new high in just 2 hours 45 minutes. Today's low was $5,396.

The new price record comes just hours after setting new highs with a strong move beyond $5,000 yesterday. For the week, Bitcoin is up over 30%.

Ether and Litecoin are also seeing positive price moves, having registered 5% and 15% growth over the last 24 hours respectively.

The combined market cap for all cryptocurrencies is once again climbing towards the Sept. 1 high of $172.5 billion, peaking this morning at $171.94 billion. Bitcoin's market cap is today $95.5 billion, over 55% of the total market.

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