Bitcoin crosses the $4,000 milestone for the first time ever

Digital currency Bitcoin has surpassed $4,000 (Rs.2.56 lakh), reaching its latest milestone and setting a new all-time high. By hitting this latest milestone, Bitcoin has surged over 300% year-to-date, rising from less than $1,000 (Rs.64,000) at the start of 2017 to break through key price levels of $2,000, $3,000 and $4,000. Notably, Bitcoin is world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalisation.