Bitcoin crosses the $ 60,000 mark again

The cryptocurrency had not exceeded this threshold since April.

The price of bitcoin exceeded $ 60,000 this Friday around 2 p.m. for the first time since April. An increase of 4.5% in a few hours most likely linked to a revelation of the title specializing in finance Bloomberg. According to him the SEC, the US stock market policeman, could authorize index funds (ETF) linked to cryptocurrency.

The green light from the regulator is expected by historical bitcoin investors. It would allow more players in traditional finance to participate in this market. Since 2013 several groups have submitted bitcoin ETF requests, they have so far never been successful. Elsewhere in the world in Europe or Canada, ETFs linked to these digital assets have already been launched.

Since September 20, the value of the most famous cryptocurrency has jumped 40% and is now only a few percent of its all-time high of $ 64,895.


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