The busiest day for bitcoin exchanges ever was recorded on 26th November, according to data provider Bitcoinity.
The price of bitcoin increased by 12% today, reaching a weekly high of $368.51 at 12:30 (UTC).
The price of bitcoin declined nearly 8% over the course of the day’s trading, falling to below $300 before recovering at around $310.
The price of bitcoin on the CoinDesk USD Bitcoin Price Index fell more than 10% today to reach a seven-day low of $335.14.
Nearly 50% of bitcoin enthusiasts believe its price will end the year above $500, according to the results of a new CoinDesk poll.
Bitcoin's recent price surge caught the attention of mainstream journalists worldwide, with many noting bitcoin's comeback as it surged past $400.
After days of positive growth, the price of bitcoin on the CoinDesk USD Bitcoin Price Index dropped $40 to fall below $400 today.
Wedbush has revised its outlook for the price of bitcoin, revealing it expects the digital asset to rise to $600 in value over the next 12 months.
The price of bitcoin surpassed the $450 mark today for the first time since November 2014.