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Bitcoin plunges more than 12% to below $15,000 after hitting record $19,000

It was still up more than 30 per cent for the week

Reuters 

Bitcoin

tumbled more than 12 per cent in volatile Asian trading on Friday, dropping below the $15,000 level after touching a record high above $19,000 earlier in the session.

was down 12.6 per cent on the Bitstamp exchange at $14,500.76 as of 0530 GMT, after rising to a record $19,000.

It was still up more than 30 per cent for the week, as investors debated about whether the was in a bubble that was about to burst.

First Published: Fri, December 08 2017. 11:31 IST
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