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presstv-bitcoin chalks up new record as it charges past $14,000

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presstv-bitcoin chalks up new record as it charges past $14,000

bitcoin ploughed past $14,000 to a fresh record on thursday as investors continued to pile in, triggering a warning the cryptocurrency was "like a charging train with no brakes" that would inevitably slip back.it touched a new high of $14,485 before slipping back to $14,398 in asian afternoon trade, according to bloomberg news.the rally came just a day after the virtual currency, which has been used to buy everything from an ice cream to a pint of beer, hit the $12,000 mark for the first time.bitcoin -- which came into being in 2009 as a bit of encrypted software and has no central bank backing it -- has risen from a 2017 low of $752 in mid-january, and surged dramatically in the past month.the increased interest has been driven by growin...