Cryptocurrency prices are continuing to surge as bitcoin blasts through its landmark $50,000 price.
The market is up 1.5 per cent over Friday, according to CoinMarketCap, as a result of the strong performance of both bitcoin and ethereum.
Other large coins – including Dogecoin and Cardano, which has had a strong week that has seen it gain almost 10 per cent – are struggling more.
But the market is experiencing mostly positive performance after weeks of turgid and often negative prices and news.
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Cryptocurrency exchange founder charged over $2 billion fraud
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The founder of BitConnect, a cryptocurrency exchange, has been charged over a fraud that investigators say raised $2 billion from investors.
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