A new year rally on the first weekend of 2021 accelerated on Sunday as top cryptoassets keep grinding higher, with bitcoin (BTC) jumping above USD 34,000 and ethereum (ETH) surpassing USD 900 for the first time since February 2018. (Updated at 16:59 UTC with the latest market data.)
At the time of writing (16:50 UTC), BTC trades at USD 33,315, correcting from USD 34,566, reached earlier today. The price is still up by almost 3% in a day and 24% in a week. Also, it rallied by 75% in a month and 353% in a year.
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Meanwhile, as BTC is correcting its gains, ETH and altcoins are rallying. Ethereum skyrocketed by 25% in a day, trading at USD 963 and increasing its weekly gains to 39%. The price jumped by 53% in a month and 574% in a year.