The price of bitcoin passed the $12,000 mark for the first time ever last night, and has now gained over $1,000 in less than 24 hours.
The governor of the Bank of France has warned on the risks of investing in bitcoin, calling the cryptocurrency "speculative."
U.S. derivatives giant CME Group will launch bitcoin derivatives trading on December 18 following approval from regulators.
'Big Four' firm PwC recently accepted bitcoin in exchange for advisory services, a news report revealed Thursday.
The vice president of the European Central Bank said yesterday that investors are taking a risk buying bitcoin at current high prices.
The price of a bitcoin has continued to rise overnight, passing $9,000 for the first time this morning.
The top two cryptocurrencies by market capitalization have continued their respective rallies, setting fresh record highs today.
The governor of a South Korean financial regulator has said it has "no plans" to supervise cryptocurrency trading.
Following a two-month period in the doldrums, the price of the privacy-focused cryptocurrency monero has climbed to a new all-time high of over $155.
Amid a surging cryptocurrency market, bitcoin price gains have continued today, reaching a new all-time high of over $7,450.