Bitcoin Prices Reach New All-Time High of Over $4,500
Following two days of sideways trading, bitcoin prices have once again reached record levels.
Following two days of near sideways trading, bitcoin prices have once again reached record levels.
Since setting its most recent all-time high of $4,483 on August 15, prices have fluctuated in the $4,000–$4,200 range until starting to rise once again Wednesday afternoon.
This morning, however, after a slight drop early on at 3 a.m. UTC, vigorous trading has seen the price of the crypto asset rapidly climb to a new high of $4,501 at around 11 a.m. UTC.
At press time, the price stood at $4,495 – a 1.58 percent gain for the day so far, according to CoinDesk's Bitcoin Price Index.
Bitcoin's market capitalization now stands at over $73 billion, up from $68 billion two days ago.
Looking at wider market, the combined market cap for all cryptocurrencies has also reached a new all-time high of $144.7 billion, according to CoinMarketCap.
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