Bitcoin (BTC) rally is regaining momentum at press time early Wednesday, with the cryptocurrency hitting a brand new all-time excessive of $51,335.23 as per Messari knowledge.
What Occurred: The cryptocurrency had crossed the $50,000 late Monday earlier than retreating to as little as $47,787.09.
Bitcoin buying and selling quantity over 24 hours is up greater than 11% at $78.9 billion.
Altcoins stay muted as Bitcoin extends positive factors. Ethereum (ETH), the second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, is down 0.57% at $1,798.95. Polkadot (DOT) is down 1.2% to $30.47. Cardano (ADA) is buying and selling about 4% decrease at $0.861.
The Graph (GRT), which has prolonged huge positive factors over the previous week, is down 5% at press time to $2.06. Dogecoin (DOGE) traded 9% decrease at $0.0533.
Why It Issues: Bitcoin’s dominance of the cryptocurrency market has elevated to 62.14% as of press time, after lowering progressively this yr from over 70% to about 59.6% final weekend.
Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) gave a significant push to the cryptocurrency market earlier this month with the announcement of the $1.5 billion funding. Microstrategy Inc. (NASDAQ: MSRT) on Tuesday announced plans to lift $600 million in a debt providing to fund the acquisition of extra Bitcoin.
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