The New Paper

January 8, 2021

Bitcoin surpasses $40k

The value of Bitcoin surpassed $40k yesterday, extending a historic run that began late last year. Bitcoin’s value has increased by over 400% over the last year, due in part to growing corporate and institutional adoption of the cryptocurrency (including PayPal’s launch of a crypto-focused platform).
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