Bitcoin breaks records in the cryptocurrency sector
The price of bitcoin exceeded $ 50,000, something unprecedented in the cryptocurrency sector, which continues to break records thanks to the interest of large banks and companies like Tesla.
At around 12:35 GMT, bitcoin was priced at $ 50,547.70, its all-time high, up 4.4 percent on the session and nearly 75 percent so far this year.
The head of Tesla and the richest man in the world, Elon Musk, does not hesitate to extol the merits of cryptocurrency on social networks. In the same vein, the MicroStrategy group, a US software company, announced a fundraising of 600 million dollars "to buy bitcoin."
In addition, banking and financial groups are increasingly interested in bitcoin and last week the oldest bank on Wall Street, BNY Mellon, as well as MasterCard announced new projects in the cryptocurrency sector.
The margin of the regulations prepared by the European Union (EU), in Spain two legislative initiatives that affect cryptocurrencies are in the process of being processed, although they are not specific regulations, since they are linked to the prevention of tax fraud, money laundering and terrorist financing.
Companies that operate in the field of cryptocurrencies demand regulations that allow the development of this market, as occurs in other countries, since, in their opinion, there are gaps in interpretation that can cause confusion for investors.