Bitcoin rises in price, trading above eight thousand dollars

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The cryptocurrency bitcoin (bitcoin) on Thursday morning is weakly increasing in price, continuing to fluctuate around 8.3 thousand USD, despite the positive external factors, according to the auction and comments of experts.

According to CoinMarketCap, as at 8.58 GMT bitcoin rose in price by 1.61%, to 8,375 thousand dollars. On the stock exchange Bitfinex to the bitcoin price rose by 1.67%, to 8,348 thousand dollars, to OKEx — on 1,76%, to 8,345 thousand.

While alternative cryptocurrencies are getting more expensive more active: Ethereum is by 3.34%, to 711,47 dollar, Ripple — by 3.05%, to 0,705 dollar, Bitcoin Cash — 4,29%, to 1313,39 dollar. According to CoinMarketCap, the market capitalization of cryptocurrencies is currently 380,74 billion dollars. The share of bitcoin accounts for approximately 37% of the total cryptocurrency market.

«Although in previous years the price (on bitcoin) grew in the background held in new York, the largest blockchain Consensus conference, this time the conference does not help», — told RIA Novosti Director of investments of an international network of professional investors in the digital assets CryptoLife Mansur Guseynov.

Annual Consensus conference devoted to the blockchain technology and cryptocurrency, was held in new York from 14 to 16 may. In previous years after the Consensus conference, the exchange rate of bitcoin and Ethereum are traditionally grown by at least 10%.

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