Friday, 3 November 2017 () Bitcoin continued its meteoric rise past $7,400 on Friday, striking another record high after first passing the $7,000 mark only yesterday, according to CNBC. Bitcoin finished on $6,895.41 at the end of the session, according to CoinDesk, who said the rise in price saw bitcoin rise 6 percent. Analysts said that more institutional investors could be opening up to the cryptocurrency after the derivatives operator CME Group said it would begin introduces bitcoin futures this year. "This is bitcoin crossing the divide from the wild west of finance to the mainstream," Charles Hayter, CEO of cryptocurrency comparison website Crypto Compare, told CNBC in an email Thursday. "Futures from an...
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