Bitcoin continues its phenomenal surge in the financial trading market as it already reached the $9,000 per token mark as of late November 2017. The leading cryptocurrency was also traded at $10,000 in some markets.

The sustained upward trajectory of the most popular cryptocurrency has continued to baffle both the virtual currency markets and the wider investment community.

These developments show that Bitcoin is slowly but surely realizing the visions of its developers when they launched the digital token. The cryptocurrency is envisioned to be both as a payment and investment alternative that can be accessed by everyone on the planet.

Why the continued rise?

The number one virtual token has already achieved major milestones during its eight years of existence. To honor Bitcoin for its accomplishments, here are several factors about it:

Parabolic trajectory

Bitcoin follows a parabolic trajectory – According to Investor Parabolic Trav, the price of the number one virtual currency could reach an unthinkable $110,000 per token price based on his own personal analysis.

Bitcoin is the $10,000 currency unit

The leading virtual currency continues its amazing performance and has already reached a value of $10,000 in some markets. In India, major exchange Unocoin is asking for about 700,500 rupees ($10,800) for every Bitcoin.

Bitcoin is listed as among the top-30 global currencies

Bitcoin is also included in the list of the top 30 currencies in the world as of November.

Based on December 2016 estimates, Bitcoin has already surpassed Finland and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in terms of market capitalization (cap).

Based on data from Coinmarketcap, Bitcoin has a current market cap of $155 bln and is about to overtake Ireland and Denmark on the list.