In the night from Thursday to Friday, Bitcoin has set a new record, the first time exceeded $8 thousand Record did not last long and was recorded by the exchange Bitfinex, reports itc.ua.
Other popular exchanges that track the courses cryptocurrency (CoinMarketCap and CoinDesk) the Bitcoin exchange rate crept close to $8 thousand
Now the rate is about $7660 per cryptomonad and is still in a downward trend.
At the beginning of the week the exchange rate of Bitcoin has dramatically fallen by 30% compared to the previous historical high recorded Wednesday, November 8.
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Current sharp fluctuations in the bitcoin exchange rate is associated with increased attention of regulators in different countries and interest from banks and investment funds.
Since the beginning of this year, the price of bitcoin has increased about eight times.