Last Updated on October 15, 2021 by Opeyemi Quadri
Bitcoin hit $61,183 (NGN34,989,273.30) for the first time in six months on Friday, October 15, 2021, as the United States’ body language shows that it may approve the launch of an exchange-traded fund based on its futures contracts.
Usually, policies of major economies like China, USA, South Korea, Japan determine how the market reacts.
For instance, the announcement by China’s main regulatory agencies a few days back that it would ban cryptocurrency saw the market reacted negatively as the price of bitcoin, the world’s biggest cryptocurrency fell momentarily.
The latest expectation that the U.S regulators might press the green button for an exchange-traded fund is another positive factor that made BTC took a new move.
It might break another record if continues with its present positive move. Its all-time high was $64,895.
According to a report by Bloomberg, “It is widely expected that Q4 will see significant progress around a bitcoin ETF in the U.S.,” Ben Caselin, head of research and strategy at Asia-based cryptocurrency exchange AAX was quoted as saying.
Similarly, other digital coins have seen significant improvements in their value. Ethereum, Binance Coin, Solana (SOL) are some of the beneficiaries of the bitcoin new move.