- The price of bitcoin, the red-hot digital currency, topped its previous all-time high set Friday, according to data from Markets Insider.
- Bitcoin was trading up more than 14% against the US dollar on Monday at a record $US17,346, less than a day after the launch of Cboe’s bitcoin futures market.
- The price picked up just after Coinbase’s cryptocurrency exchange, GDAX, went back online after a very brief crash.
- Bitcoin is up more than 1,500% year-to-date.
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