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Bitcoin rises 7.07% to $47,587.38

Bitcoin rises 7.07% to $47,587.38
Bitcoin rises 7.07% to $47,587.38   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021
By Reuters

– Bitcoin surged 7.07% to $47,587.38 at 2200 GMT on Friday, adding $3,142.93 to its previous close.

Bitcoin, the world’s biggest and best-known cryptocurrency, is up 71.6% from the year’s low of $27,734 on Jan. 4.

Ether, the coin linked to the ethereum blockchain network, rose 7.86% to $3,284.18 on Friday, adding $243.55 to its previous close.