UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY) – The price of cryco-currency bitcoin continues to grow actively on Friday, analysts note that this may mean the completion of a deep correction that was observed in the first quarter of 2018.
According to the portal CoinMarketCap, as of 6.10 UTC, bitcoin went up by 12.39% – up to 7.785 thousand dollars. At the Bitfinex exchange, the crypto currency grew 13.33%, to 7.882 thousand dollars, to OKEx – 13.09%, to 7.86 thousand dollars.
On Thursday, during trading, bitcoin for the first time in two weeks reached 8 thousand dollars on the Bitfinex exchange.
Expensive on Friday, and alternative crypto-currencies: Ethereum – by 13%, to 485.33 dollars, Ripple – by 16.77%, to $ 0.61, Bitcoin Cash – by 8.53%, to $ 731.6. Capitalization of the market, according to CoinMarketCap, is currently 271.2 billion dollars. Bitcoin accounts for about 44% of the entire crypto-currency market.
On Thursday, bitcoin rose sharply, completing the auction by an increase of almost 14% compared with the previous day. A number of analysts linked this movement with the decision of the EU countries to sign a declaration on the creation of a European partnership in the field of blockade.
The project participants intend to exchange experience and knowledge in the technical and regulatory sphere, to prepare the launch of unified applications for the EU using distributed registry technology for the public and private sectors.