Bitcoin surpasses $23.5k, approaches $24k Bitcoin surpasses $23.5k, approaches $24k

Bitcoin surpasses $23.5k, approaches $24k

Today's price movement represents a five-month high for Bitcoin.

Bitcoin surpasses $23.5k, approaches $24k

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CoinDesk Consensus

The price of Bitcoin rose above $23,500 at 4 p.m. UTC on Jan. 29. That value brought the asset’s market cap above $452 billion.

The change represents a 3.65% increase from the asset’s lowest value today ($22,157). Bitcoin’s price gained nearly $1,350 by that measure.

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Today’s movement represents a five-month high, as the crypto asset is approaching $24,000 for the first time since August 2022.

Bitcoin additionally saw $32 million in total liquidations, over 75% short liquidations.

Ethereum, meanwhile, is up 5,7% over 24 hours, while the entire cryptocurrency market is up a more modest $40 billion over the same period. The global crypto market cap has now remained over $1 trillion for eight consecutive days, the longest time since June 2022.

At the time of press, Bitcoin is ranked #1 by market cap and the BTC price is up 3.32% over the past 24 hours. BTC has a market capitalization of $458.31 billion with a 24-hour trading volume of $27.35 billion. Learn more ›


29 Jan at 11:54 pm UTC



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Market summary

At the time of press, the global cryptocurrency market is valued at at $1.08 trillion with a 24-hour volume of $52.18 billion. Bitcoin dominance is currently at 42.39%. Learn more ›