Bitcoin breaks the $ 19,000 barrier for the first time since December 2017

The value of the “Bitcoin” currency rose, during Tuesday’s trading, above the level of $ 19,000, for the first time since December 2017.

According to data CoinMaretCap, a digital currency trading platform, Bitcoin was traded, by 13:06 Moscow time, at $ 19,042, an increase of 2.8%.

Bitcoin rose 2.42% to $ 19,092 on the Binance platform, which is also a platform for trading digital currencies.

The last time Bitcoin traded above $ 19,000 was on December 16, 2017.