08/02/2021 23:06 GMT + 7
The positive news from Tesla caused Bitcoin to set a record $ 43,000, breaking the $ 40,000 record set in January.
In the past month, Bitcoin’s price has been erratic, hitting $ 40,000 for the first time in history before falling below $ 30,000 and surfing investors’ hearts.
Over the past few weeks, thanks to the positive tweets of billionaire Elon Musk, virtual currencies in general and Bitcoin in particular have been on the rise in value again. Peaking at 20:00 on February 8 (Hanoi time), Bitcoin hit a new peak of over $ 43,000 with trading volume over the past 24 hours reaching over $ 78 billion, pushing the coin’s market cap to $ 818 billion. , according to Coinmarketcap.
|Bitcoin is on track to make a new high, just a month after peaking at $ 40,000|
This result is due to an important information discovered and shared by the Western media within the past few hours. Accordingly, Tesla has invested $ 1.5 billion in the Bitcoin virtual currency and plans to accept Bitcoin for payment of its products in the near future, according to Tesla’s 10-K digital document. United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
The Tesla investment shows a positive sign of widespread cryptocurrency adoption. Last year, Square suddenly announced its investment in Bitcoin, and PayPal announced it would allow customers to transact cryptocurrencies on this digital wallet.
News of Tesla’s investment also comes at a time when the company prepares to launch a new innovative electric car next month that promises to play blockbuster games while driving.
Phuong Nguyen (according to The Verge)
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