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The price of Bitcoin at $25,000 by the end of the year
The price of Bitcoin at $25,000 by the end of the year
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The price of Bitcoin at $25,000 by the end of the year

By Eleonora Spagnolo - 1 Dec 2020

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Bitcoin could reach $25,000 by the end of 2020. This is the hypothesis of eToro’s Simon Peters.

Yesterday’s rise in the price of Bitcoin led it to break the all-time record on some exchanges such as Binance, Bitstamp and Gemini. On these occasions, Bitcoin exceeded $19,800. Immediately afterwards, Bitcoin retraced towards $19,500, aligning itself with the other exchanges. 

The thought went to December 17th, 2017, when Bitcoin touched the $20,000, and then went down and started a path that would lead to a considerable loss of value. 

In any case, this euphoria is causing Bitcoin buyers to grow. 

Simon Peters notes: 

“Bitcoin’s upwards trajectory continues to excite investors. We have seen a 66% increase in the number of people holding a bitcoin position on eToro today, compared with the last time the crypto’s price hit an all-time high in December 2017″.

eToro has set a new record in recent days:

“On the 26th November there was a 594% surge in opened bitcoin positions on the eToro platform, the most we have seen since December 2017. Trading volume was also 784% higher last Thursday than the rest of 2020”.

It is precisely these parameters that distinguish the events of 2017 from what is happening these days.

Simon Peters adds:

“Whilst this meteoric rise does look similar to the run of 2017, there are some fundamental differences which indicate bitcoin could go higher still.

Firstly, it isn’t just the average person on the street buying bitcoin. Larger investors, such as pension funds and hedge funds, are investing in crypto with many seeing it as a hedge against inflation.

Secondly, the demand continues to outweigh the supply, with investors looking to hold onto their bitcoin”.

For all these reasons, Bitcoin can still rise:

“For these reasons, bitcoin could continue to climb this year. If we maintain the current rise, then $25,000 before the start of 2021 is on the cards. There will be some selling at $20,000, and this could see a short move backwards. But if bitcoin shrugs off this selling and continues rising, then New Year’s Eve at $25,000 is there for the taking”.

Bitcoin, the price from $25,000 to $500,000

According to Tyler Winklevoss (Gemini), the price of Bitcoin can rise well over $25,000 to $500,000

He said so during an interview with CNBC in which he did not set a precise date, but he said he is certain that this Bitcoin race will be supported by institutional investors.

After all, big names in finance have recently approached Bitcoin, such as Paul Tudor Jones and the most recent Guggenheim Partners

What will happen if Bitcoin really rises to $500,000? Hard to say, but Tyler Winklevoss made a promise: he and his brother will go back to dressing like penguins.

 

Eleonora Spagnolo
Eleonora Spagnolo

Journalist passionate about the web and the digital world. She graduated with honours in Multimedia Publishing at the University La Sapienza in Rome and completed a master's degree in Web and Social Media Marketing.

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