The virtual currency has risen by 640% in the past year. The total value of all cryptocurrencies is about $200 billion.










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The virtual currency Bitcoin has reached an all-time high, shooting past the $7,000 mark for  the first time on Thursday.

The current value of Bitcoin is ten times what it was last year. The total value of all Bitcoins is more than $124 billion. All cryptocurrencies together are worth about $200 billion.