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Bitcoin rises 6.2 percent to $60,791

FILE PHOTO: A representation of virtual currency Bitcoin is seen in front of a stock graph in this illustration taken

(Reuters) - Bitcoin surged 6.15 % to $60,790.56 on Saturday, adding $3,519.52 to its previous close.

Bitcoin, the world's biggest and best-known cryptocurrency, is up 119.2% from the year's low of $27,734 on January 4.

(Reporting by Aakriti Bhalla in Bengaluru; Editing by Dan Grebler)