MOSCOW, November 17. /TASS/. Bitcoin rose by 2.12% peaking at $17,081, according to CoinDesk data at 15:02 Moscow time.
The last time bitcoin rose above $17,000 was in January 2018.
As of 15:16 Moscow time, the bitcoin rate was at $17.009.
Bitcoin is a decentralized cryptocurrency system of the same name based on blockchain technology, which can be mined by any user.