Bitcoin price has surged this week to a fresh year-to-date high at the back of Facebook announcing that it is creating its own digital currency and payment network. BTC price is currently closing on the psychological mark of $10,000 per coin.

In the last trading session, Bitcoin gained around 7% to $9,766 on the Bitstamp Exchange. Since the beginning of the year, Bitcoin has gained close to 160%, taking the coin to a new year-to-date high.

Facebook’s Announcement Fuels the Rally

The surge in BTC is a result of a number of factors, but …

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