The price of bitcoin is up more than 6% today, according to the CoinDesk Bitcoin USD Price Index (BPI), reaching a level not seen in nearly two years.
Bitcoin prices hit a more than 20-month high this weekend as the digital currency broke the $500 barrier to reap big gains.
The price of bitcoin appreciated nearly 4% for the week ending 27th May.
Bitcoin prices surged more than 5% in the early hours of 27th May, to reach a more than six-month high.
While bitcoin has long dominated the digital currency space, ether has been grabbing headlines - and trading volume - this week.
The price of bitcoin tested resistance at $460 over the weekend ending 15th May, but failed to break through what could prove to be a key level.
Ether prices experienced only modest movements on 9th May despite its listing on a major US exchange.
Interested in trading ether? Here are some basics about the Ethereum market you should know before buying in.
Bitcoin has had a quiet week, experiencing low trading volume and rather modest price changes despite the Craig Wright controversy.
In this opinion piece, investor and Civic founder Vinny Lingham offers a bullish outlook for bitcoin, reversing his predictions from two years ago.