O bitcoin increased to $ 9,000, its highest level since May 2018, after reports Facebook he would soon reveal the creation of his own crypto with partners like Uber, Paypal, Visa and Mastercard.
► The markets receive with moderate optimism the announcement of the criptomoeda of Facebook
► Bitcoin jumps to $ 9,000 in the best month since 2017
O digital currency It rises to 10% since Friday night and was trading at $ 9,335. The rival currencies also rose: Litecoin rose 5% and Ethereum rose 5.5%.
"The simple fact is that at a time when people are looking for some sort of safe haven or some sort of cover, money has found its way into bitcoin," said Brett McGonegal, CEO of Capital Link International. TV Bloomberg.
"The turning point in any major game for an emerging asset class is the point of institutional money linkage. If institutional money starts playing bitcoin, that's when you go up a lot more," he added.
Bitcoin rose roughly 150 percent in 2019 and the Bloomberg Galaxy Crypto index doubled in value among a number of companies seeking to deepen their offer of services crypto. Some investors said the latest reports detail Facebook to launch a digital currency so this Monday they are pushing people to Bitcoin.
It must be remembered that it was in March of last year that in the middle of the bitcoin fell from the $ 9,000 barrier.
(With information from Bloomberg)