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Bitcoin tops $ 47,000 and units a brand new file

It was at this level that the digital asset was set to break its record set on Monday, February 8th, after Tesla announced it would invest $ 1.5 billion in the cryptocurrency.

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February
12, 2021

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This article has been translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors can occur due to this process.

Bitcoin surpassed $ 47,000 on Thursday, February 11, setting a new record. The cryptocurrency rose 7.9 percent, reaching a price of $ 47,837.74.

It was at this level that the digital asset was set to exceed its record set on Monday, February 8th, after Tesla announced it would invest $ 1.5 billion in the cryptocurrency.

According to El Financiero, eToro analyst Simon Peters stated that these types of assets are entering the realm of traditional financial markets at an amazing rate.

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Mastercard, on the other hand, described them as "stable coins" that constantly combine their value with other assets like the US dollar.

Mastercard gave new credibility to cryptocurrencies this week by announcing that it intends to support payments on its network this year.

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