The bitcoin price is once again surging, pulling the rest of the crypto market up with it.
Leading cryptocurrencies, including Ethereum (ether), Cardano (ada) and dogecoin were all in the green at the start of the week, pushing their combined value above $1.75 trillion for the first time since May.
The turn-around was triggered by Tesla boss Elon Musk, who tweeted on Sunday that the electric car maker would begin accepting the cryptocurrency again “when there’s confirmation of reasonable (~50 per cent) clean energy usage by miners with positive future trend”.
The investment banking giant already offers options and futures trading in bitcoin but now wants to expand to its next closest rival.
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