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Bitcoin Jumps to $42,000 Despite Crackdown

Bitcoin Jumps to $42,000 Despite Crackdown

  • Bitcoin jumped more than 5% in the last 24 hours to reach a 2 month high of $42,000 in the early hours of Saturday
  • Other cryptocurrencies were also bullish, with Chainlink gaining almost 13% to reach $22.64
  • The market has not been affected by news of crackdown on top crypto trading platform Binance in Malaysia

Bitcoin reached its highest point in 2 months on Saturday morning as the flagship cryptocurrency rose by 5% to $42,000.

Since below $30,000 less than 2 weeks ago, the world’s number one cryptocurrency has staged a magnificent comeback by gaining 25%.

The market has shaken off negative news that could affect the value of cryptos.

Most significantly, a report emerged stating that there is a crackdown of crypto exchange Binance in Malaysia.

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The clampdown has gotten so severe that investors have been warned to remove their money from the crypto exchange.

Despite the recent rally, Bitcoin remains 35% below its all-time high of $64,000, which was reached in April.

Read also: Paypal Makes Stunning Announcement About Bitcoin

Meanwhile, the biggest gainer among the top 20 cryptocurrencies was Chainlink which gained 13% to move to $22.64.

Other cryptos such as QTUM, Tezos and Axie Infinity moved to $7.7, $3.02, and $45.47 respectively.

At the time of this report, the global market cap of cryptocurrency is $1.62T.

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