Bitcoin achtervolgt $ 42,000 in weekend rally

The price of bitcoin has risen from $ 40,000 to below $ 42,000, according to the metric site Coingecko.

The largest and oldest cryptocurrency with a market capitalization of $ 781 billion, its current price of $ 41,629, surpassed $ 40,000 on Friday night. Bitcoin has not exceeded $ 40,000 since mid-June.

Once, bitcoin was up to $ 41,780 at 11: 00 a.m. on Friday from $ 39,109 at 8: 00 GMT. This growth, which brought the rest of the market, pushed the total market value of the cryptocurrency up 5.2% to $ 1.67 trillion. 

Matching the boom is a strong week for the American economy. Several major tech companies have made huge profits, including Facebook, Amazon, Apple and Google.

The surge came shortly after Deribit’s $ 1.5 billion bitcoin option contracts on its unregulated derivatives exchange expired. This allowed traders to buy bitcoins at a low rate to gain an advantage in the recent rally. This also coincided with reports that Goldentree, a US hedge fund with $ 45bn of assets under management, is investing in bitcoin.

Last week, City a. M.the growth, which rose to just under $ 40,000 after a report from Amazon said it would “absolutely” adopt cryptocurrencies this year and launch its own currency. Since then, Amazon, City A. M.he denied rumors that Amazon was buying from inside, but that hasn’t stopped the Sunday’s growth. 

Ethereum joined Bitcoin in its weekend success. The second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization rose 4.8% to $ 2458. Ethereum’s highest price since mid-June. 

The last climb was a few days ago at Hardfork in London. London hardfork, which launches on August 4, will fuel costs rather than pay miners, prompting developers to accelerate the transition to ethereum 2.0.

BITCOIN Cash has risen 31% in the past 24 hours to $ 51.62.

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