Bitcoin extends gains above $47,000 in Asia – Latest News

Cryptocurrencies prolonged good points in Asia on Tuesday, with bitcoin and ethereum reaching report highs, within the wake of a Tesla Inc funding in bitcoin.

Bitcoin posted its largest day by day share acquire in additional than three years in a single day, after Tesla made the announcement in its 2020 annual report.

Bitcoin added as a lot as 2.5% to hit a report excessive of $47,565.86 on Tuesday and has gained 61% for the yr thus far. Ethereum hit a report of $1,784.