Bitcoin Price Index (24h)

Last updated on Sep 1, 2014 at 14:38 BST. Based on the following values:

BTC-e $478.00
Bitstamp $480.77
Bitfinex $479.21
LakeBTC $482.43
BTC China ¥2,929.70
OKCoin ¥2,927.98
Huobi ¥2,932.32










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    CoinDesk in the press

    BBC-Logo BBC World Service interview, joined by Benjamin Lawsky from New York’s Department of Financial Services (bitcoin segment starts at 07:30)
    Time Magazine How Much Is a Bitcoin Worth? Let Google Tell You
    Business Insider Investors Are Plowing Into European Bitcoin Firms Faster Than Any Other Region In The World
    gigaom press This week in bitcoin: VC investment is up and shows no signs of stopping after Xapo
    ny times List of Potential Bitcoin Bidders Is Accidentally Released
    fortune-logo Ka-ching! U.S. government auctioning off stash of confiscated bitcoins
    BBC-Logo US government leaks names of potential Bitcoin buyers
    BBC-Logo US government leaks names of potential Bitcoin buyers
    wired coindesk Serial entrepreneur Shakil Khan on the future of cryptocurrencies
    BBC-Logo Expedia to accept Bitcoin payments for hotel bookings
    CNBC Bitcoin is back: Price quietly jumps 80%
    evening standard Bitcoin gets green light for Apple’s app store
    Here's why 2014 could still prove a great year for Bitcoin bugs Here’s why 2014 could still prove a great year for Bitcoin bugs
    The_Next_Web_84002 Keep up with Bitcoin news and get price alerts with CoinDesk’s new iOS app.
    CNBC Jeremy Bonney expects more “formal guidance” on bitcoin to be issued by governments this year.
    bloombergonblack Shakil Khan, said well-run Bitcoin startups are bound to be wooed by multiple venture backers.
    The-Wall-Street-Journal-Logo BitBeat: Coindesk Index Finds a Mt. Gox Replacement
    Mail_Online The website’s state of Bitcoin report says Litecoin mining is more accessible as it only requires a low-end graphics card
    MoneyBeat Logo CoinDesk have provided the 30,000-foot view with the release of their first annual “State of Bitcoin” report
    VentureBeat How far has Bitcoin come in the past year? this report tells all
    recode-logo_6381 (Almost) Everything You Want to Know About Bitcoin, in One Report
    BBC-Logo Bitcoin: MtGox exchange goes offline
    sky news logo Bitcoin Turmoil After Mt Gox Exchange ‘Theft’
    BBC-Logo Largest bitcoin exchange goes offline
    CoinDesk on Reuters Bitcoin plunges after marketplace indefinitely halts withdrawals
    Screen Shot 2014-02-11 at 12.37.28 Bitcoin Tumbles Another 20% as Exchange Blames Bug
    Screen Shot 2014-02-11 at 13.09.00 Bitcoin plunges on Japan exchange halt
    Quartz Why nobody can withdraw bitcoins from one of the currency’s largest exchanges
    indy-new-masthead-800x64 Trouble on Mt. Gox: ‘Another nail in the coffin’ as Bitcoin’s oldest exchange suspends payouts
    CoinDesk on Mashable Bitcoin Bug Prompts Pricing Freefall
    Screen Shot 2014-02-06 at 16.46.22 Why Singapore doesn’t need Bitcoin
    Screen Shot 2014-02-06 at 16.38.05 Struggling US Postal Service looks to bitcoin for new revenue
    Screen Shot 2014-02-06 at 16.31.20 Bitcoin Is the Latest Plot to Save the Post Office
    Screen Shot 2014-02-06 at 16.24.06 Apple removes Blockchain bitcoin wallet from app store
    BBC-Logo US makes Bitcoin exchange arrests after Silk Road closure
    Screen Shot 2014-02-01 at 15.53.57 Has Canada Put a Question Mark Over the Bitcoin?
    The_Next_Web_84002 Influential Bitcoin exchange BTC China begins accepting Renminbi deposits after 6-week block
    Screen Shot 2014-02-01 at 15.50.08 Bitcoin exchange BTC China starts accepting deposits again
    The-Wall-Street-Journal-Logo China Bitcoin Exchange Restores Deposit Facility
    TechCrunch_Logo_2013 BTC China Starts Accepting Deposits In Chinese Yuan Again
    sinawhite Bitcoin Spike: Don’t Throw the Baby Out With the Bathwater
    bloombergonblack Bitcoin No Bargain as 47% of Investors Go Bearish in Poll
    Cnet logo 2011 eBay to allow Bitcoin sales in ‘virtual currency’ category
    Bbg-bweek-black Bitcoin Targets Giants Visa to JPMorgan With Lower-Cost Payments
    The-Wall-Street-Journal-Logo U.K. Weighs How to Tax Dealings in Bitcoin
    Mail_Online Texas medical clinic accepts BITCOIN as a form of payment
    The-Wall-Street-Journal-Logo Canada Says Bitcoin Isn’t Legal Tender
    Quartz-Logo Singapore figured out how to tax bitcoin—treat it like a product, not money
    BBC-Logo Kanye West-inspired currency ‘to launch soon’
    BBC-Logo Bitcoin sinks after China restricts yuan exchanges
    Screen Shot 2014-01-23 at 12.55.14 That Giant Bitcoin Crash in the Wake of China Restrictions? It Never Happened.
    forbes-logo Bitcoin Tanks After China Cracks Down On Exchanges
    Mail_Online Bitcoin in freefall: Value of virtual currency dropping after China questions its legal status
    bloombergonblack Bitcoin Buys Burgers to Beer as Shoppers Go Virtual
    indy-new-masthead-800x64 itBit, a NASDAQ-powered Bitcoin currency exchange, raises $3.25m in funding
    TechCrunch_Logo_2013 The Future Of Bitcoin Will Depend On Upcoming Startups, Regulatory Issues And China
    BBC-Logo Bitcoin: Price V Hype
    Bbg-bweek-black The ‘Bitcoin Consumer Price Index’ Shows Massive Deflation
    Screen Shot 2014-02-11 at 13.45.08 World powers react to the Bitcoin boom
    CoinDesk on Time Bitcoin Price Soars as the Senate Mulls Regulating the Cryptocurrency
    Screen Shot 2014-02-11 at 13.44.08 ‘Bitcoin is broken’, researchers warn
    The-Wall-Street-Journal-Logo Bitcoin Index Seeks Clearer Value Picture
    Screen Shot 2014-01-23 at 12.55.14 What’s a Bitcoin Really Worth? CoinDesk Thinks It Has the Answer.
    the-guardian-logo Bitcoin Price Plummets after Silk Road Closure
    The_Next_Web_84002 Baffled by the world of Bitcoin? This beginner’s guide will tell you everything you need to know
    Screen Shot 2014-02-11 at 13.44.56 Can Bitcoin make a good first impression with top federal agencies?
    forbes-logo 6 New Bitcoin Educational Resources
    TechCrunch_Logo_2013 Angel Investor, Spotify Fixer Shakil Khan Launches Coindesk, A Bitcoin Resource