01:18 GMT30 November 2020
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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The most popular cryptocurrency, bitcoin, is growing by about 8 percent on Thursday, and it topped the psychological level of $15,000 for the first time since January 2018, according to trading data.

    According to the CoinMarketCap portal, which calculates the average price for more than 20 exchanges, as of 15:51 GMT, the bitcoin is trading up 8.38 percent at $14,945. On Binance, the largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume, the bitcoin is up 7.95 percent to $15,005.

    Bitcoin trade accounts for 65.1 percent of the global cryptocurrency market.

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