Bitcoin tops $40,000 as traders get boost from high-profile investors


broke above $40,000 on Wednesday and headed for another attempt at breaking from its monthslong range as short sellers bailed out and traders drew confidence from recent positive comments about the by high-profile investors.


was last up 1.7% at $40,149 while rival ether rose 1% to $2,328. is within a whisker of rising through its 100-day moving average.


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First Published: Wed, July 28 2021. 11:02 IST