Digital Currency

Bitcoin Hits New All-Time High above $68,000 as Cryptocurrencies Extend Rally

Bitcoin and ether hit fresh all-time highs on Tuesday, extending their rally from a day earlier. Bitcoin’s price at one point rose above $68,000, eclipsing a previous record set in late October. The world’s biggest digital currency climbed as high as $68,521 before easing slightly to $67,935. It was last up 3% in the past 24 hours as of 4:30 a.m. ET, according to Coin Metrics data.