20:25Bitcoin Value Leaps Over the $31K Handle, BTC Sees an All-Time Price High in 2021
The price of bitcoin has crossed a new all-time high on Saturday morning (EST), spiking over $31k per coin. At around 8:43 a.m., bitcoin’s value climbed to $31,417 per unit with roughly $12 billion in global trade volume.
Bitcoin (BTC) has surpassed the $31k price zone, and has jumped very close to the $32k range. At around 8:43 a.m. (EST), the crypto asset spiked to $31,417 per bitcoin reaching another all-time price high.
BTC is up 5% during the last 24 hours, 15% for the week, 58% during the last month, and 187% for the 90-day span. Over the course of the last 12 months against the U.S. dollar, bitcoin (BTC) has gained 315%.
At 8:43 a.m. (EST) bitcoin (BTC) touched an ATH of $31,417 on Bitstamp.
The crypto asset’s hashrate on Saturday morning is hovering around 135 exahash per second with 18 mining pools dedicating hash at the Bitcoin blockchain. The mining operation F2pool captures 18% of the hashrate or 26.31 exahash per second.
Lots of crypto supporters celebrated bitcoin’s new price rise. After the $30k crossing, the market maniac Holger Zschaepitz said: “Bitcoin tops 30k for the first time ever only 17 days after cryptocurrency crossed 20k.”
Another individual wrote: “Well, bitcoin breaking $30k is [definitely] a solid way to start the year.”
A number of bitcoiners wholeheartedly believe the price of BTC will climb much higher than the $30k handle. “Don’t sell your sats to mega institutional investors at $30k,” tweeted Phil Geiger. “They have far more resources than you and they will happily pay you $200k for a bitcoin.”
The onchain researcher, Willy Woo, has said people shouldn’t stress investing in bitcoin at this price when the price could very well reach $300k. “If you’re looking for an entry to HODL Bitcoin long term, don’t nickel and dime an entry,” Woo tweeted. “You’re not going to sweat a few thousand dollars of non-perfect entry when it’s $100k, $200k, $300k in a year.” Woo added:
At the time of publication, the entire market valuation of all 7,500+ digital assets is near $800 billion and steadily inching toward $1 trillion. Bitcoin’s market cap captures $573 billion worth of the entire crypto market economy.
Currently, bitcoin (BTC) is trading for $31,200 per unit on Saturday, January 2, 2021.
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