Bitcoin soars past $18,000 to reach 3-year high

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Bitcoin hit a three-year high today and all signs point to 2021 being a full on bull run for investors. The world's biggest cryptocurrency jumped above the $17,881 last recorded in December 2017 and predictions of soaring prices in the next year look well founded. In October Nigel Green, CEO of deVere Group, predicted: "There's a growing sense that we're set to experience a mini-boom similar to that at the end of 2017." Bitcoin traded to a high of $18,492 on Wednesday, prompting some analysts to warn of a pending correction. The Bitcoin all-time high of more than $19,000 came in 20...

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Christopher Copper-Ind

Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.