OREANDA-NEWS. The cost of Bitcoin sharply accelerated the growth rate, in just an hour the cryptocurrency rose by about $3.9 thousand, almost to $55.56 thousand, returning to the May level. This is evidenced by the auction data.

At Binance, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in terms of trading volume, bitcoin, as of 16:17 Moscow time, grew in price by 9.5% to $54.78 thousand. The maximum price during the auction was almost $55.56 thousand, the last time bitcoin was traded at this level on May 12, while an hour ago bitcoin was worth $51.7 thousand.

According to the CoinMarketCap portal, which calculates the average price for more than 20 exchanges, bitcoin rose in price by 9.24% to $54.61 thousand. The dynamics are given everywhere in a day. During the first quarter, bitcoin doubled in price: to $58.7 thousand from about $29 thousand as of the end of 2020. In April, a historical record of $64.85 thousand was reached.