A hedge fund billionaire reportedly called bitcoin and ether the "best investments" of his storied career at an event on Wednesday.
The first quarter of 2017 saw dramatic price gains for the top cryptocurrencies, as the total market added nearly $7bn in value.
Ether prices have been building strong support at $40. Does this mark a new floor for the emerging cryptocurrency?
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has just received approval to offer trading of litecoin and ether in New York state.
Institutional investors are taking a greater interest in ether as the price climbs, OTC trading experts have told CoinDesk.
Ether prices surged in the last week, but the rally was overshadowed by the sharp price increases for both bitcoin and dash.
Ether classic (ETC) surged more than 30% today to reach a more than four-month high.
Ether (ETH) prices fell to a nine-month low on 5th December, extending losses suffered in recent weeks.