Bitcoin price rose by 9.5% in the course of the trading session and reaching $21,298 at its peak, according to the trading data as of 00:54 am Moscow time.
The cryptocurrency price has set a new all-time high value, TASS reports.
As of 01:06 am Moscow time, the Bitcoin price continued to grow and was $21,311 (+ 9.6%).
Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency invented in 2008 by an unknown person or group of people using the name Satoshi Nakamoto. It is a decentralized digital currency without a central bank or single administrator that can be sent from user to user on the peer-to-peer bitcoin network without intermediaries. Bitcoin's popularity has skyrocketed only in recent years. The emission of this cryptocurrency is limited, and now most of the bitcoins have been "mined."