The price of Bitcoin has risen almost 16 times over the past three years. Today, the cost of the main digital coin is $10212. The value was at the level of $680 on July 16, 2016. During this time, the capitalization of the asset increased from $10 billion to $191 billion. Trading volumes grew 328 times from $67 million to $22 billion.
Bitcoin set a historic maximum value of $20000 in December 2017. After that, the cryptocurrency became cheaper throughout 2018 and dropped to a local minimum of $3200 at the end of last year. However, the cost of Bitcoin increased by 237% over the past seven months.
Most altcoins were not so active in price. Therefore, the share of the Bitcoin reached 66.6% in the cryptocurrency market. Last time it was the same high in April 2017.