10/28, 10:33 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Bitcoin rises 6%, tops $62,000 again

The price of Bitcoin surpassed $62,000 again after the world's most famous cryptocurrency jumped 6% on Thursday.

Twitter Inc. Chief Financial Officer Ned Segal told CNBC yesterday that "Bitcoin is going to be a great way for us to facilitate commerce on Twitter," seemingly sparking additional optimism about the cryptocurrency's future role in payments.

Bitcoin rose by 5.61% to reach $61,728 at 4:32 pm ET shortly after hitting a daily record of $62,444. Today's volatile session had seen it drop to as low as $57,606. Ethereum gained 8.86% to stand at $4,270 at 4:38 pm ET.

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