Bitcoin Hits $9000, All Major Forks Rise

Bitcoin (BTC) finally climbed past $9,000, which caused some experts to claim that a key resistance point might be passed. The growth in the last 24 hours was quite modest though – around 3%. Bitcoin still remains the leading coin by market capitalization, dominating by 38% over its next rival. The price at the time of writing is $9244.12


Interestingly, major Bitcoin forks grew even faster, especially Bitcoin Cash (BCH). The coin rose by 19% in the last 24 hours, continuing the ascending trend of the previous days. The price at the time of writing is $1534.36

Bitcoin Gold (BTG) gained whopping 30% in value, climbing to $88.04. BTG still haven’t regained the positions it held after the launch, when the prices reached $500. However, the overnight performance of the coin is stellar, and there is some hope of a rebound to previous levels in the future.

Bitcoin Private (BTCP) is another promising coin, which showed 123% growth in the last week, reaching $57.60. Moreover, BTCP trading volumes are on the increase, thanks to the partnership with Nanex exchange.

Lesser-know Bitcoin forks didn’t exhibit any growth, with some coins losing as much as 50% of their value in the last 24 hours.

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