Bitcoin Surpassed $56.000 and Ether $2000

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BTC $56.000 Ether $2000

Today Bitcoin and Ethereum reached new all-time highs: $56.000 and $2000 correspondingly.

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The CEO of Tesla Elon Musk set Bitcoin to his Twitter profile avatar. Afterwards, Bitcoin reached a new all-time high of $56.000 with a market cap exceeding $1 T.

It's Musk's second profile change including Bitcoin. On January 29, he added the word "Bitcoin" to his Twitter bio. That day the asset's price reached from $34.000 to $38.000.

In January, Tesla bought $1.5 Billion worth of Bitcoin.

The second-largest token by market cap, Ethereum also set a price record today, surpassing $2000. Meanwhile, the Grayscale Ethereum Trust (ETHE) hits $6 Billion AUM (Asset Under Management). On February 8, CME (Chicago Mercantile Exchange) Group launched Ether Futures. In the first full week of trading, CME recorded more than $168 million in total trading volume. This also had an impact on the token's price growth.