Bitcoin goes on takeoff: a mark of $ 15,000 is passed

Less than a day, the rate of the first crypto currency increased from $ 13,000 to $ 15,000, setting a new historical record. According to the Coinmarketcap service, on the morning of December 7, 2017 the average price for bitcoin reached $ 15,200 and continues to grow. On the South Korean stock exchanges, it has already crossed the line of $ 17,000.

Bitcoin goes on takeoff: a mark of $ 15,000 is passed

Less than a day, the rate of the first crypto currency increased from $ 13,000 to $ 15,000, setting a new historical record. According to the Coinmarketcap service, on the morning of December 7, 2017 the average price for bitcoin reached $ 15,200 and continues to grow. On the South Korean stock exchanges, it has already crossed the line of $ 17,000.

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Thanks to the rapid growth of the total capitalization of the market, the Crypto currency exceeded $ 400 billion, of which more than $ 250 billion account for bitcoins. At market value, he has already bypassed the manufacturer of Intel processors ($ 203 billion), and also telecom-giants Verizon ($ 206 billion) and AT & T ($ 221 billion).

Impressive growth rates of Bitcoin are explained by the increased interest in the crypto currency from investors. Exchange operator CBOE Global Markets will start trading bitcoin futures as early as December 10, and CME Group will do it a week later, on December 18. The large American exchange Nasdaq and Japanese Tokyo Financial Exchange also plan to start trading bitcoins next year.

Source: Coinmarketcap

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