Reuters: One ‘mystery’ buyer pushed Bitcoin over $5,000

Bitcoin has been pumping. Over the past six hours, its value has jumped as much as 20 percent, and a recent report has claimed a “mystery buyer” is responsible. During Asian trade, Bitcoin‘s value broke $5,000 for the first time since November last year, marking the biggest one-day gain in the past year, Reuters reports. Trade has since calmed, with the price remaining steady at around $4,700 across major exchanges. The last time Bitcoin was over $4,500 was back in November 2018, around five months ago. Oliver von Landsberg-Sadie, head of a cryptocurrency brokerage firm, told Reuters the movement was…

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