May 15, 2021

For the first time in history, the bitcoin rate rose above $ 25 thousand.

The first cryptocurrency rose 5% and set a new price high. Growth by 20% over the last day showed Litecoin. The XRP token, on the contrary, has fallen in price - Ripple has new problems due to accusations from the US authorities.

On the night of December 26, the bitcoin rate setnew maximum. The price of the first cryptocurrency on Coinbase, Bitfinex and other leading trading platforms reached $ 25 thousand, on the Binance exchange it slightly exceeded this level. Then the BTC quotes fell to the current value of $ 24.8 thousand. Over the past day, the coin has risen in price by 5.4%, since the beginning of the year - by 244%.

Among altcoins, significant growth in recentLitecoin showed 24 hours. Its rate increased by 20% per day, to $ 130, at the moment rising to $ 132. Thus, the asset updated its maximum since June 2019, then LTC rose to $ 145.

XRP token showednegative dynamics. The Bitstamp exchange announced on its Twitter account that it will stop trading the coin and the possibility of its introduction from January 8 for American users due to accusations by the US Securities and Exchange Commission against Ripple of selling unregistered securities. Immediately after that, the altcoin rate fell from $ 0.38 to $ 0.28, then recovered to $ 0.31. In 24 hours, the coin fell by 5%.