The most popular cryptocurrency, bitcoin (BTC) accelerated its rally, hitting USD 25,000, USD 26,000, and USD 27,000 in less than a day and is now approaching USD 28,000, while its market capitalization jumped above USD 0,5 trillion.
At the time of writing (08:22 UTC), BTC trades at USD 27,838 and is up by 12% in a day and 18% in a week. The price rallied by 61% in a week and 277% in a year.
BTC price chart:
BTC is the best performing cryptoasset among the top 10 coins by market capitalization today. Its dominance, or the percentage of the total market capitalization, jumped above 70% for the first time since March 2017.
At the same time, other coins from the top 10 club are up by 1%-5%, except XRP (-4%) and chainlink (LINK) (-4%).
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— Alex Krüger (@krugermacro)
— G (@dergigi)
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— Crypto_Ed_NL (@Crypto_Ed_NL)
I have to assumed that #Bitcoin sees some sort of pullback sooner rather than later.
— NebraskanGooner📈 (@nebraskangooner)
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— //Bitcoin 𝕵ack 🐐 (@BTC_JackSparrow)
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