Bitcoin prices have continued to climb today, passing $6,500 for the first time ever.

The gains come soon after the number world's largest cryptocurrency hit previous highs in recent days, passing $6,300 on Oct. 29, and then $6,400 yesterday.

At press time, the price of a bitcoin is at the fresh high of $6,522, according to CoinDesk's Bitcoin Price Index – a 1.16 percent gain for the day so far. The digital currency started the session at $6,447.

Source: https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-price-surges-to-new-high-of-over-6500/