Bitcoin Price Rebounds to Near $2,640 Following Yesterday's Losses

The price of bitcoin has rebounded after a notable fall yesterday that saw the digital currency lose over $400.

May 26, 2017 at 9:29 a.m. UTC
Updated Sep 14, 2021 at 1:57 p.m. UTC
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The price of bitcoin has rebounded after a notable fall yesterday that saw the digital currency lose over $400 to a low of around $2,352.

Today's resurgence sees the price back up at $2,626 at the time of reporting, having hit a high of almost $2,640 at 8:57 UTC, CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index data shows.

Most major cryptocurrencies have been on an upwards trajectory in recent months, with bitcoin hitting new all-time highs in quick succession. On 25th May, bitcoin reached a record value of almost $2,790 prior to the drop yesterday, when some other cryptocurrencies also saw notable losses.

Notably, the total market cap of all cryptocurrencies reached an all-time high just over a week ago, with some experts polled by CoinDesk raising fears of a bubble that could ultimately see sharp corrections. Others though pointed to a growing awareness of cryptocurrencies among traditional investors for the ongoing rises.

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