The price of the most popular cryptocurrency, bitcoin, broke a historical record to reach a new all-time high above $67,000, according to trading data.
On Binance, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in terms of trading volume, bitcoin rose by more than 7.5 percent in the past day to a maximum of $67,630.
Bitcoin rose for the second month in a row. In October, it surged by about 40%, to over $61.000 from $43.820. In September, bitcoin fell somewhat, following two months of strong growth in July and August – a total of almost 35%.