With the price of BTC closer than ever to $20K and the largest asset manager in the world talking bitcoin, CoinDesk's Market's Daily is back with another crypto news roundup.
As bitcoin set a new price high closer to $20,000 on Tuesday, the network also saw record-breaking user activity.
About 65% of users would use bitcoin as a currency at PayPal's 28 million merchants, one study found.
XRP jumped 169% in November to top the performance rankings among digital assets in the CoinDesk 20, outperforming bitcoin and ether.
The head of the world's largest asset manager. BlackRock, has provided a bullish take on the world's first cryptocurrency.