14 Aug '17, 5am

Bitcoin surges past US$4,000 to new all-time high

HONG KONG/TOKYO (BLOOMBERG) - Bitcoin soared past US$4,000 for the first time on growing optimism faster transaction times will hasten the spread of the cryptocurrency. The largest digital tender jumped to a peak of US$4,125.17 on Monday (Aug 14), a gain of 15 per cent since Friday, after a plan to quicken trade execution by moving some data off the main network was activated last week. The solution - termed SegWit2x - had been so contentious that a new version of the asset called Bitcoin Cash was spun off earlier this month in opposition. The split grew out of the tension between growing demand for the virtual currency and some of the design features that had fueled that popularity - the decentralized verification procedures that ensured against hacking and government oversight. While this month's confrontation ended up as little more than a speed bump in bitcoin's more t...

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