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    Bitcoin Price Exceeds $8,000, Rising by Some 33% Within Week

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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Bitcoin cryptocurrency continues to go up in price that has exceeded $8,000 on Tuesday, which is some 33 percent more than a week ago, the data of the CoinMarketCap cryptocurrencies portal showed.

    The bitcoin's price amounts to $8,039, according to the portal.

    Other cryptocurrencies are also going up in price: Ethereum by 8.29 percent within 24 hours up to $203.62, XRP by 5.9 percent up to $0.3297 and Litecoin by 5.81 percent up to $90.47.

    READ MORE: Bitcoins Worth $41Mn Nicked From World’s Largest Cryptocurrency Exchange

    Cryptocurrencies and especially Bitcoin as the most widely known and popular one have been before fluctuating in value recently, after brashly bursting on to the scene more than a year ago, breaking away from conservative printed currencies.

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