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Newsflash: Bitcoin price tears: $ 6,500, a new record high

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The Bitcoin price has reached a new historic high, crossing for the first time the $ 6500 mark

The momentum is maintained. The Bitcoin price now reaches unprecedented levels after having reached the noticeable step of $ 6,500 on the first day of the month. At the beginning of the year, ten months ago, the trading value of bitcoin against the dollar reached $ 1,000 in 2017. With the new record of today, bitcoin has won over 550% in value this year.

At the time of going to press, the Bitcoin price reached a historic high of $ 6,548 on Bitfinex.

The world's oldest cryptocurrency continues its highest simultaneous highs in recent days. On Sunday, the price of bitcoin surpassed $ 6,300 before reaching $ 6,400 yesterday.

The current rally is fueled by the announcement by the CME Group, the world's largest derivatives exchange, of the list of Bitcoin futures before the end of the year. There is a bullish sentiment that bitcoin is now available to institutional investors who will have access to Bitcoin on a fully regulated derivatives market.

CoinmarketCap data estimates the market capitalization of bitcoin at $ 109 billion, while the total market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies also reached a new record of nearly $ 183.5 billion.

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