MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Bitcoin cryptocurrency continues to go up in price that has exceeded $8,000 on Tuesday, which is some 33 percent more than a week ago, the data of the CoinMarketCap cryptocurrencies portal showed.
The bitcoin’s price amounts to $8,039, according to the portal.
Other cryptocurrencies are also going up in price: Ethereum by 8.29 percent within 24 hours up to $203.62, XRP by 5.9 percent up to $0.3297 and Litecoin by 5.81 percent up to $90.47.
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Cryptocurrencies and especially Bitcoin as the most widely known and popular one have been before fluctuating in value recently, after brashly bursting on to the scene more than a year ago, breaking away from conservative printed currencies.