Bitcoin price has surged enormously just for one day, hitting its all-times high. On Wednesday, the cryptocurrency jumped by more than 12%, first reaching $13000, and then overpassing $14000. On Thursday BTC is trading already 18% higher at 15000 USD, according to Coinmarketcap.
Bitcoin market cap exceeded $250 billion, and level $ 100 billion was reached in October. Total market cap of all cryptocurrencies is $257 billion.
This year bitcoin has grown by more than 1400%, and for only this week its price surged by 40%.
On Asian exchanges, bitcoin rate varies from $13900 to $17500, on the Korean Bithumb exchange. On most Western exchanges, its price is from 13900 to 14600.