Bitcoin tokens taken on December 8, 2017. Photo: ReutersBitcoin tokens taken on December 8, 2017. Photo: Reuters
Bitcoin tokens taken on December 8, 2017. Photo: Reuters

A sudden surge in bitcoin propels the value of the digital currency above the key psychological level of US$5,000

  • Bitcoin’s value jumped 23 per cent to US$5,078.52 as of 1:38pm in Hong Kong, according to Bloomberg’s composite pricing
  • The prices of competing coins such as Ether, Ripple and Litecoin also jumped
Topic |   Bitcoin
Bitcoin tokens taken on December 8, 2017. Photo: ReutersBitcoin tokens taken on December 8, 2017. Photo: Reuters
Bitcoin tokens taken on December 8, 2017. Photo: Reuters
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