Bitcoin prices surged 4th January, surpassing $1,100 but proceeded to fall back amid sell-side pressure.
Bitcoin prices have shot past the $1,100 mark having already risen more than $100 over the course of the day's trading.
PwC's Ajit Tripathi gives CoinDesk his predictions for the blockchain industry in the year ahead.
The price of bitcoin is now just $110 short of its all-time high reached in November 2013, BPI data reveals.
Kraken announced 3rd January that it had become one of the largest exchanges to offering monero-based trading.
The price of bitcoin passed $1,000 during the first day of trading in 2017.
CoinDesk's Charles Bovaird asks the experts for their predictions of bitcoin's price movements in the year ahead.
CoinDesk contributor Frederick Reese gives an overview of trends in the digital currency and digital asset markets during 2016.
A continued bull run saw bitcoin prices push higher this week, but the digital currency failed to reach $1,000.
Ether classic (ETC) surged more than 30% today to reach a more than four-month high.