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Bitcoin virtual currency booms

Reuters Videos 1:53 mins

Bitcoin has broken a new record with the price for the digital currency topping $1,000 for the first time - compared to $13 around a year ago. Its value jumped after US senators described it as a valid means of exchange, but with an uncertain legal status and worries over its security and volatility, it faces an unsteady future. Hayley Platt reports.

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