Bitcoin roars to soar past $15,000 Dec 08, 2017 0 125 12345 London: Bitcoin soared past $15,000 to a fresh record on Thursday, triggering warnings about the cryptocurrency's rapid ascent ahead of its looming launch on mainstream markets. After passing the $15,000 mark for the first time around 1000 GMT, the surge continued with an all-time high of $15,969.99, before falling back to just under $15,500 according to Bloomberg data. The fresh surges came just a day after the virtual currency hit the $12,000-mark for the first time, while it has soared more than 50 percent in value in just one week. (AFP) Pages 123 POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES UK to invest QR21 bn to finance projects in Qatar Dec 08, 2017 0 637 US energy secretary visits QP's Ras Laffan Industrial City Dec 08, 2017 0 443 Brent crude likely to hit $70 a barrel by mid 2018: Report Dec 08, 2017 0 128 MEC issues 214 sale and 470 promotional licences in November Doha: The Ministry of Economy and Commerce issued 241 sale licences, 301 Al Sharq Festival licences and 470 promotional offer licences in November, it said in a statement on Thursday. The promotional licences issued .. KeolisRATP to operate and maintain Doha Metro Tribune News Network Doha A joint venture partnership of the French company Keolis and infrastructure asset management specialist RATP has been named as the operator of the Doha Metro and Lusail Tram. The appointment ..