Bitcoin rises 5.2% to $43717 – Reuters

A representation of cryptocurrency Bitcoin is seen in this illustration taken August 6, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo

Sept 30 (Reuters) – Bitcoin was up 5.23% at $43,716.97 as of 22:08 GMT on Thursday, adding $2,174.07 to its previous close.

The world’s biggest and best-known cryptocurrency has gained 57.6% from the year’s low of $27,734 on Jan. 4.

Ether , the coin linked to the ethereum blockchain network, rose 5.26% to $3,001.48, adding $150.08 to its previous close.

Reporting by Nishit Jogi in Bengaluru; Editing by Vinay Dwivedi

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