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Bitcoin rises 5.2% to $43,717

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

– Bitcoin was up 5.23% at $43,716.97 as of 22:08 GMT on Thursday, adding $2,174.07 to its previous close.

The world’s biggest and best-known cryptocurrency has gained 57.6% from the year’s low of $27,734 on Jan. 4.

Ether, the coin linked to the ethereum blockchain network, rose 5.26% to $3,001.48, adding $150.08 to its previous close.