Bitcoin Price Index (24h)

Last updated on May 27, 2016 at 15:13 BST. Based on the following values:

Bitstamp $475.82
OKCoin $481.45
Coinbase $475.39
Bitfinex $475.81
itBit $474.27
OKCoin ¥3,266.65
BTC China ¥3,263.98
Huobi ¥3,259.14

USD 5.01%


CNY 8.19%






Bitcoin merchants

Although, currently, a tiny percentage of retails purchases are made with bitcoin, the technology offers a great way for merchants to appeal to tech-savvy customers, as well as simplifying payments. Now, increasing numbers of innovative merchants are installing bitcoin payment-processing services in their stores (whether online or at physical premises) and integrating the digital currency into their POS and ordering systems. Notable big names have recently joined the space, including Overstock, Newegg, DISH and Expedia, with more likely to follow. Check this page regularly to discover the latest companies to realise the benefits of bitcoin.