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Bitcoin rises 6.6% to $61,074

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

(Reuters) - Bitcoin, the world's biggest and best-known cryptocurrency, rose 6.64% to $61,073.71 on Saturday, adding $3,802.67 to its previous close.

Bitcoin is up 120.2% from the year's low of $27,734 on Jan. 4.

(Reporting by Aakriti Bhalla in Bengaluru; Editing by Richard Chang)