The exchange rate of bitcoin broke a new historical record

In the night of Thursday, may 25, the price of bitcoin has hit a new historic high, rising above $ 2,500.

The maximum rate on the exchange Bitstamp, up to this point amounted to 2 575 USD BTC-e — 510 2$, Bitfinex — 2 497 dollars. The average rate, according to Coinmarketcap, reached 2 597 dollars, writes forklog.

Thus, in the last 24 hours the price increased by 8% over the last seven days by 40%.

Earlier it was reported that the first market capitalization of bitcoin has grown to 42 billion dollars, has gone up slightly and the index of dominance of bitcoin – at the time of writing its share in the market of cryptocurrencies is 49.5%.