Bitcoin price tops $50,000 again

Tuesday, 02. March 2021 01:24

The price of Bitcoin surpassed $50,000 again on renewed investor optimism about the world's most famous cryptocurrency.

US media reported that the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) has officially filed a request with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to list and trade shares of VanEck's Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF), seemingly boosting positive sentiment on Bitcoin prospects.

Bitcoin rose 9.30% over the past 24 hours to reach $49,779 at 7:40 pm ET after hitting a daily high of $50,241.372. Its price skyrocketed 482.02% over the past year and 317.03% over the last six months.

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