📈 30 Second Cryptocurrency Price Summary
Current Bitcoin Price: $48,895
Bitcoin price briefly posted new all-time highs of more than $50,000 today, followed by a swift retreat back below the milestone level.
Top-20 altcoins have performed well over the last 24 hours, as Ethereum gains 2%, Polkadot rises 15%, and Cosmos posts a significant 28% gain.
Top Stories for February 16, 2021 🔥
Fund manager ARK Invest has disclosed a purchase of an additional 2.14 million shares in Grayscale’s GBTC trust, bringing their total exposure to 7.31 million shares.
Although the disclosure was made today, the actual purchase was made in Q4 2020, bringing their current holdings in the trust to an estimated $351 million.
According to The Wall Street Journal, ARK Invest has averaged a 39% annual return since it was created in 2014.
UK-based cryptocurrency exchange EXMO suffered a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack today, resulting in the platform going offline for several hours.
EXMO was also attacked toward the end of December 2020, resulting in the loss of 6% of its cryptocurrency assets.
Celsius Network, a centralized cryptocurrency lending platform, has reached a milestone of $250 million in rewards paid out to its users.
The platform allows users to deposit their crypto assets to earn interest. These assets are lent out to exchanges and market makers.