Bitcoin price rises to 42,552 dollars

The price of the cryptocurrency bitcoin has risen 1.6 percent since 5 p.m. Saturday to $42,552 at 10 a.m. Sunday in New York, according to data compiled by Bloomberg News today.

Bitcoin prices fluctuated by an average of 2%, trading between 41 thousand and 867 dollars and 42 thousand and 714 dollars.

It is now down 38% from its high on November 10 at $68,992.

Bitcoin lost 3.8% of its value in the past week and 8.2% so far this year.

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