Today, the bitcoin rate has overcome another psychological barrier. This time a mark of $ 7,000 per bitcoin has been taken by storm.
Thus, since the beginning of the year the growth of the virtual currency has amounted to 640%.
The positive news from CME Group, a futures exchange operator, had an impact on such an increase during the trading session. The matter is that the exchange announced its readiness to trade futures for bitcoins.
Market analysts admit that if the CME Group starts trading, the skepticism of the global financial elite regarding the cryptocurrencies will calm down. This step can be considered the beginning of the official recognition of bitcoin as a full-fledged currency.
The material was prepared with the participation of Andrey Majorov,
a leading analyst of the brokerage company CT Trade