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El Salvador buys 150 more bitcoins, president says

Bitcoin rises 5.2% to $43,717
Bitcoin rises 5.2% to $43,717   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021   -  
By Reuters

<div> <p> – El Salvador has bought 150 more bitcoins, President Nayib Bukele announced, taking the Central American country’s holdings of the volatile cryptocurrency to 700 coins.</p> <p>“We just bought dip,” Bukele tweeted late on Sunday, referring to a recent slump in bitcoin prices. </p> <p>Earlier this month, El Salvador became the first country to adopt bitcoin as an official currency along side the U.S. dollar.</p> <p/> </div>