The bitcoin exchange rate surged to above $490 on November 4 – its high point of the last year. This spike is supposedly linked to the rising popularity of “financial social network” MMM created by entrepreneur Sergey Mavrodi in China. READ MORE: RT LIVE Subscribe to RT! Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram Follow us on Google+ Listen to us on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/rttv RT (Russia Today) is a global news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 1 billion YouTube views benchmark.