The growth rates for the number one cryptocurrency has continued and this morning the price has reached a new record high of 9.771 dollar.
Just a day after the price of bitcoin has reached a record high of $ 9000, the price has crossed the threshold of 9500 at around 3 o’clock in the morning. After that the price continued to rise and reached a new record high in 9.771 $ on Bitfinex about half past eight in the morning.
According to CoinmarketCap, the average price of bitcoin stays above 9.700 USD, and the growth for the last days was 8.24%. Last 7 days growth of bitcoin was 21%, and market capitalization exceeded $ 162 billion. This figure is approximately equal to the capitalization of Mastercard (171 billion dollars), the world’s second largest processing company after Visa.
In the global ranking of M1 currency, bitcoin is 27th and ahead of Brazil and the United Kingdom.
With the beginning of the year, when the price of bitcoin was around $ 1,000, the cryptocurrency rose by 875%.