The sharp rise of bitcoin revived course cryptocurrencies

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The main cryptocurrency on Wednesday continued its active growth: bitcoin seeks to assault the psychological mark of $ 5,000, and Litecoin has jumped almost 30% on news of positive.
Favorable news for the stock market was the news that payment giant PayPal made its first investment in a blockchain startup. In addition, on the Swiss stock exchange SIX has started trading tool that is bound to the token XRP, which further supported the price for the cryptocurrency.
Against the background of good news bitcoin exchange rate of 10.30 per day increased by 3.66% to 4969 dollars in capitalization 87.4 billion dollars. Ethereum by this time increased in price by 9.44% to 168,6 dollar with a market capitalization of 17.7 billion dollars. XRP went up by 6.25% to 0,352 USD, its market capitalization reached the level of 14.7 billion dollars. Litecoin jumped by 17% – to 81,9 dollar with a market capitalization of $ 4.9 billion.
The total capitalization of the stock market amounted to 173 billion dollars.
According to the forecasts of financial scouts, the stock market in the short term may continue to go up. In this case, bitcoin can rise above the level of $ 5,000, Ethereum – grow to $ 170, XRP – to 0.37 of the dollar, Litecoin is up to $ 85.
Denis Povtoreiko,
Financial scout,
Forex Club