The price of bitcoin is up more than 15% today on the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index (BPI), having reached a high associated with $ 677. 58 prior to settling to $ 659. 50 at press period.
The dollar 659 figure was approximately $ 90 more than the starting price of $ 560, plus marked the highest CoinDex BPI prices observed since mid-February, when troubled bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox was removed from the average amid escalating concern regarding its financial state.
Press time levels on both BTC-e and Bitstamp were the highest observed given that 23rd February, when Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles abruptly resigned from his board associated with director position at the Bitcoin Foundation
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