Hey ninjas, how’s the trading going? After weeks of trading around $9,300, BTC has surged over $10k. On the day BTC reaches the highest it has been in the past ten months, at press time Bitcoin is trading at $11,433 and is reporting gains of 9.73%. BTC began the day trading at $9,363 before surging above $10k, bitcoins market cap value is over $200 billion at press time.
As Bitcoin approaches a new high the top cryptocurrencies also surge. The second-largest cryptocurrency, ethereum, is also reporting significant gains. In the last 24 hours, ethereum is up 5.22% and is trading at $322. At press time Ethereum market cap value is over $36 billion. Ether is also reporting gains of 46.62% on its monthly and 36.89% on its weekly chart.
The second-largest altcoin, Ripples XRP, is also reporting significant gains. XRP is up 26.68% on its monthly chart and 13.96% on its weekly chart. At press time XRP is trading at $0.22 and is reporting gains of 3.14% in the last 24 hours.