Bitcoin Soars To Record High $4,600

The prices of Bitcoin has exploded overnight, surging over 6% to a new record high above $4600 as demand from South Korea and Japan spurred more safe haven buying as gold and Treasury bond prices rose following North Korea's most provocative missile launch yet.

Heavy volume taking Bitcoin higher...

 

We note that the big volume spike in Bitcoin struck as US equity markets opened and panic-buyer bid tech stocks...

 

The cryptocurrency landscape is a little more mixed but Ether is gaining...

 

This mornig's rally has pushed the cryptocurrency market cap over $160 billion for the first time.