29 Aug '17, 4pm

North Korea missile test just made all of you a bit richer. #bitcoin

North Korea missile test just made all of you a bit richer. #bitcoin

Prices of bitcoin soared further into record territory Tuesday, briefly trading above $4,700, as demand for the cryptocurrency, perceived by investors as a safer assets than fiat currencies, jumped following North Korea’s missile test over Japan. One bitcoin BTCUSD, -0.62% was up 4.3% to $4,628, bringing its market capitalization to $76.4 billion. Since the start of the month, bitcoin has gained more than 60% and it is up about 360% so far this year, according to Coindesk.com . Prices of Ether, the blockchain currency trading on Ethereum platform, also rose sharply, up nearly 5% at $364.85. Its total value is at about $34.4 billion. Despite recent rally, Ether is still below its all-time high $383.58, reached in June. Year to date, Ether is up more than 4,000% thus far in 2017. The total value of the digital-currency universe tracked by data research site Coinmarketcap.com...

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