4/27/2017, 5:33 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Bitcoin hits highest values since March 10 peak

The bitcoin topped record closing levels on Thursday, eyeing all-time highs against the dollar and the euro on several major exchanges. 

The benchmark cryptocurrency surpassed the $1,300 level on OKCoin for the first time since March 10, when it reached $1,312.67, compared to record $1,345.44 from March 2. One coin was 3.47% up in the current session, at $1,306.31. At BitStamp, it jumped 3.88% to $1,338 or just $12 below the record high.

The exchange rate against the euro at Kraken leaped 2.97% to 1,216.93, looking to top record intraday high of 1,227.45. Traders took the bitcoin 5.17% to positive territory, to 7,708.99 yuan, after it reached 7,777 yuan, a level not seen since March 17.

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