The bitcoin price has renewed its historical maximum again, exceeding 37 thousand dollars. This is evidenced by the data of the portal CoinDesk .
At the time of writing the news, the cost of the cryptocurrency has grown by more than nine percent and was $ 37,035. At its peak, the price of bitcoin reached 37,168 thousand dollars.
Earlier, the cost of bitcoin updated a historical maximum against the background of protests in the United States, reaching at the peak of $ 36,470.
In December, it became known that about 19 million bitcoins were mined in the world, and in 2021 their number will reach 21 million. However, demand will continue to exceed supply, and the cryptocurrency will continue to rise in price next year. At the same time, from three to five million bitcoins are forever lost due to forgotten passwords or damage to mining equipment.