Bitcoin’s Price Shoots Past $13,000 to Reach New All-Time High – CoinDesk
The price of bitcoin has broken yet another all-time high today, crossing the $13,000 line for the first time.
The CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index (BPI) has posted a high of $13,017.96, representing a gain of more than 10 percent since the day’s open and an overall rise of over $1,300. It also brings bitcoin’s total market capitalization to roughly $217 billion, according to the BPI.
At press time, the price of bitcoin is trading at $13,002.44, BPI data shows.
Additional data from CoinMarketCap.com shows that South Korean exchanges continue to trade well above the rest of the market, with Bithumb, Coinone and Korbit reporting trades above $15,000 at press time.
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