Bitcoin Climbs Above 9,722.4 Level, Up 4%

21 June 2019, 13: 25
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Bitcoin rose above the $9,722.4 threshold on Friday. Bitcoin was trading at 9,722.4 by 00:57 (04:57 GMT) on the Index, up 4.43% on the day. It was the largest one-day percentage gain since June 14.

The move upwards pushed Bitcoin's market cap up to $173.1B, or 57.97% of the total cryptocurrency market cap. At its highest, Bitcoin's market cap was $241.2B.

Bitcoin had traded in a range of $9,517.4 to $9,785.1 in the previous twenty-four hours.

Over the past seven days, Bitcoin has seen a rise in value, as it gained 18.24%. The volume of Bitcoin traded in the twenty-four hours to time of writing was $19.5B or 30.69% of the total volume of all cryptocurrencies. It has traded in a range of $8,582.3037 to $9,785.0947 in the past 7 days.

At its current price, Bitcoin is still down 51.07% from its all-time high of $19,870.62 set on December 17, 2017.

Elsewhere in cryptocurrency trading

Ethereum was last at $279.75 on the Index, up 3.71% on the day.

XRP was trading at $0.43590 on the Index, a gain of 0.71%.

Ethereum's market cap was last at $29.9B or 10.00% of the total cryptocurrency market cap, while XRP's market cap totaled $18.6B or 6.22% of the total cryptocurrency market value.