Bitcoin prices have risen above $800 for the first time since February 2014, setting a fresh 34-month high.
At press time, the price has slid back below the $800 mark, trading at an average of $799.20, BPI data shows.
Bitcoin prices have neared the $800 level in recent days, prompting some market watchers to predict that the market would likely pass the mark before the end of 2017.
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