Its previous record for the digital currency was reached on February 11.
The price of bitcoin increased this Sunday by 2.95%, to $ 49,166 per unit, according to data from the portal CoinDesk.
The cryptocurrency has renewed its all-time high, and then fell slightly to values close to $ 48,900.
Its previous record for the digital currency reached on February 11, when it cost $ 48,400.
This Wednesday the MasterCard payment system ad that this year it will start working with several cryptocurrencies, mainly the ‘stablecoin’, whose value is linked to stable assets such as the US dollar.