Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Pushes Toward $470

Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Pushes Toward $470

The Bitstamp Price Index came close to hitting the $470 mark late on 26th April. The bitcoin price is the latest in a series of key milestones of $444, 450 and $460, all setting respective yearly highs. Bitcoin has been experiencing a resurgence, with a rally began last week following a plateau for a month which saw price remain fairly steady, hovering between $400-$420. At the time of publishing, Bitcoin price was trading at $458.50. The forward momentum is attributed by common opinion toward the release of the Segregated Witness code by developers. As an upgrade to the Bitcoin protocol,....

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Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Scales a New Year-High

The Bitstamp Price Index confirmed a new year-high price for Bitcoin at $334.05, this morning. The peak is yet another milestone for the cryptocurrency which has been on a steady upward trajectory predominantly since September. The year-high peak struck at 07:11 UTC and has since dropped to $322.780 at the time of publishing. For a live Bitcoin Price chart, click here.

Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Soars Past $450

Another day, another peak scaled by bitcoin. Today, the Bitstamp Price Index rang $450 for the first time this year. The bitcoin price struck $450.38 at 10:44 UTC today and scaled yet another year high of $483 at the time of publishing. For a live Bitcoin Price chart, click here.

Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Touches $444, a 100-day High

Bitcoin price has made gains over the past few days to set a new 3-month high of $443.69 today. The Bitstamp Price Index struck $440 at 16:00 yesterday, April 20 and has remained to hover over the figure ever since. At the time of publishing, the price of bitcoin was trading at $444. The figure represents the first time Bitcoin price has scaled beyond $440, with January 11 being the last time the cryptocurrency traded at the ceiling. Initial signs of a swell came to the fore first on April 19, when the price spiked from $430 at 20:30 to $434.55 in under 90 minutes. On April 20,....

Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Gallops Beyond $450

It’s 2016 and bitcoin price gains its first significant surge of the year to gain over $20 in a 10-hour period to scale beyond $450. The Bitstamp Price Indexstarted the day at $430.80 and surged through the next 12 hours to reach a high of $454 at the time of publishing. The figure represents a new year-high and also represents the highest price since Christmas 2015. Christmas day saw a high of $455.51 before a significant drop in bitcoin price saw the cryptocurrency trading at $417 the following day. The first spike of the today started at 02:10 AM UCT when bitcoin price stood at....


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