MOSCOW, February 17. /TASS/. The price of Bitcoin gained 4.15% during the trading session on Wednesday reaching the highest level of $51,200, a fresh all-time high, according to the data as of 10:57 am Moscow time.

As of 11:08 am, the Bitcoin price slowed down growth to 3.3% trading at $50,772.

Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency invented in 2008 by an unknown person or group of people using the name Satoshi Nakamoto. It is a decentralized digital currency without a central bank or single administrator that can be sent from user to user on the peer-to-peer bitcoin network without intermediaries.