Bitcoin, Ethereum Help Drive Digital Currency Market Cap Above $150 Bln

The sustained solid performance of the cryptocurrencies Bitcoin and Ethereum helped the virtual currency market to soar past the $150 bln mark in total market capitalization.

The price of Bitcoin increased by 3.1 percent to $4,264.26 during trading on Aug. 23, while the price of its main rival Ethereum rose by 0.4 percent to $324.07, its highest level since June 23.



Ethereum and Bitcoin’s trading performance

The trading performance of Bitcoin has been characterized with lots of volatility lately.

On Aug. 22, the digital currency bri