The cryptocurrency Bitcoin rose 2.9% to break the $50,000 mark.
Trading volume reached $682.4 million in the past 24 hours, or 41 percent of the 20-day average, according to data reported by Bloomberg News.
Prices fluctuated by 3.2% since 5 pm New York time, to be traded between 48 thousand and 681 dollars and 50 thousand and 241 dollars.
Bitcoin is now 27 percent off its November high of $68,992.
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