Bitcoin broke above the $12,000 mark Wednesday morning Asia-time, as the cryptocurrency continued its march higher.
As of 10:41 a.m. SIN/HK, the digital token was selling for $12,123.98, according to industry site CoinDesk.
The asset began 2017 at less than $1,000 per token, but it has been on an absolute tear in recent months: It crossed $5,000 in October and touched above $11,000 for the first time less than two months later, according to CoinDesk data.
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Bitcoin breaks above ,000 for the first time