A representation of virtual currency Bitcoin is seen in front of a stock graph in this illustration taken March 15, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

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(Reuters) – Bitcoin rose 1.32% to $60,555.97 in late U.S. hours on Saturday, breaking above $60,000 for a second time in 10 days.

The world’s biggest and best-known cryptocurrency is up 118.3% from the year’s low of $27,734 on Jan. 4.

Bitcoin crossed the $60,000 mark for the first time on March 13, hitting a record high of $61,781.83 on Bitstamp exchange. It hit a high of $61,222.22 on Saturday.

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Reporting by Aakriti Bhalla in Bengaluru; Editing by William Mallard

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