Bitcoin smashes biggest record by far, trading at $49,998

Bitcoin smashes biggest record by far, trading at $49,998
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  • calendar-gray 16 February 2021

The price of the Bitcoin cryptocurrency reached a new record high on Tuesday morning, approaching $50,000, APA reports citing Sputnik.

According to the CoinMarketCap portal, Bitcoin’s value went up 5.43 percent to $49,605 at 04:22 GMT on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Binance data showed that Bitcoin reached an all-time high of $49,998.

On Sunday, Bitcoin stalled short of the $50,000 mark, with its price surging past $49,700. However, on Monday, it slipped to $45,914 in Asian trading hours.

Bitcoin's record-breaking rally is said to be driven by a global shift in investor and public attitudes towards crypto assets.

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