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BTC breaks through the mark of $6000

09:16 09 May /2019

On Thursday, May 9, Bitcoin (BTC) showed a new breakthrough, breaking the psychological mark of $6000. Now the coin is still being traded in the green zone, adding 3,8% during 24 hours.


Bitcoin's market capitalization exceeds $107.463 billion with a daily trading volume of about $15.492 billion.

On some exchanges, BTC punched the mark of $ 6000 on Monday, May 7th. However, in the middle of the week, information was received about the attack on the Binance crypto-currency exchange, as a result of which hackers brought out more than 7,000 BTC coins.

The attack on the largest platform increased the pressure on investors who decided to move to the wait-and-see tactics. As a result, Bitcoin fell by almost $200 to $5800.

Most of the largest altcoins also add to the price. The growth leaders from the top ten were Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin (LTC), which rose by 2.75% and 1.5% respectively. Ether grew by 1.2% to $ 171, but so far this coin has very little chance of overcoming the milestone of $200. Binance Coin continues to lose ground, this asset fell to $20.40.

The capitalization of the crypto market has come close to $187 billion, and the likelihood of overcoming this milestone is high in the next few hours. Bitcoin dominance index is minimally grown and is at the level of 57%.

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