Bitcoin virtual currency hits record high after exchange deal
Bitcoin has staged a dramatic comeback in the past two months, more than doubling its value against the dollar in that time and trading at record levels.
The virtual currency was trading above $32 a share today after languishing in the mid-teens in January. The record was reached on the same day that Mt. Gox, the world’s largest Bitcoin exchange, reached an agreement with CoinLab to manage the exchange’s operations in the U.S. and Canada.