On March 7, the value of bitcoin rose to $49,912.
Earlier, the price of the cryptocurrency was $47,159.
In early February, the cost of bitcoin exceeded 58,0000 USD, updating the historical maximum.
Analysts linked the record rise in the value of bitcoin with a large investment in cryptocurrency by Tesla.
On February 8, Tesla founder Elon Musk announced his decision to invest $1.5 billion in bitcoin.