On the night of January 14, the bitcoin rate on the Binance crypto exchange again exceeded $ 38 thousand, as of 10:45 Moscow time it is $ 38.4 thousand.Over the past day, the cryptocurrency has risen in price by 9%. Its capitalization again exceeded $ 700 billion, its market share reached 68.4%, according to Coingecko. Writes about this RBC Crypto.
The value of bitcoin began to rise after the US House of Representatives approved a second impeachment against Trump. The resolution to remove him from power received 232 votes of Congressmen, including 10 Republicans. Another 197 members of the lower house have spoken out against Trump’s removal.
On January 7, the price of the first cryptocurrency was already rising after the events in the United States. Bitcoin rose sharply by 7% and renewed its historical maximum value at the level of $ 36.4 thousand after Trump supporters broke into the building of Congress and disrupted the meeting of the US Parliament, which was supposed to approve the results of the presidential election.
Earlier, the head of the European Central Bank, Christine Lagarde, said that bitcoin is an extremely speculative asset. Lagarde stressed that cryptocurrency can be involved in money laundering activities and therefore needs regulation.
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