MOSCOW, March 13 – RIA Novosti. The cost of bitcoin, the most popular cryptocurrency, has updated the record and surpassed the $ 59,000 mark, according to trading data.
On the Binance exchange, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in terms of trading volume, as of 13:16 Moscow time, bitcoin grew in price by 5.81%, to 59,374 dollars. And according to the CoinMarketCap portal, which calculates the average price for more than 20 exchanges, as of 13.26 Moscow time, bitcoin has risen in price by 5.01%, to 59 454 dollars. The dynamics are given everywhere in a day.
Since the end of January, the value of bitcoin has risen for four weeks in a row. In general, in February, Bitcoin almost doubled in price from 32 thousand dollars at the end of January.
However, in the last week of February, the value of the cryptocurrency fell sharply down after reaching a new historical record of 58.352 thousand dollars. Bitcoin on February 22 fell below the psychological mark of 50 thousand dollars, and on February 26 fell in price to about 44.5 thousand dollars (almost 12% per day). Then the price went up again.