The price of bitcoin hit an all-time high of above $21,300 (according to Bitstamp). The market capitalization came close to $625 billion.
Bitcoin added $2,000 in 24 hours.
At the time of writing, this is what the top ten cryptocurrencies by capitalization look like.
Data: Cryptocurrency rates on ForkLog.
Ethereum is showing strong growth. Yesterday, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) announced a futures listing for the second most capitalized cryptocurrency.
The unrealized profit of software provider Microstrategy from investments in bitcoin amounted to $396 million.
Recall, on December 16, quotations of the first cryptocurrency first broke through $20,000 on all leading exchanges. On the same day it became known about investments in bitcoin of British investment company Ruffer Investment – it invested $744 million.
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