Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Touches $444, a 100-day High

Journalist:
Samburaj Das @sambdas
April 21, 2016

Bitcoin price has made gains over the past few days to set a new 3-month high of $443.69 today.

The Bitstamp Price Index struck $440 at 16:00 yesterday, April 20 and has remained to hover over the figure ever since. At the time of publishing, the price of bitcoin was trading at $444.

The figure represents the first time Bitcoin price has scaled beyond $440, with January 11 being the last time the cryptocurrency traded at the ceiling.

Initial signs of a swell came to the fore first on April 19, when the price spiked from $430 at 20:30 to $434.55 in under 90 minutes. On April 20, yesterday, BTC price began trading at $435.45, closing the day by peaking beyond the $440 figure at $442.06. Today, price struck a high of $444 at 13:20.

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All time references are in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

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Samburaj Das @sambdas

Samburaj is the Editor for CCN, among the earliest and foremost publications covering financial and blockchain news. He has authored over 2,000 articles for CCN. Email him samburaj(@)ccn.com or find him barely tweeting @sambdas