Overall, the premier cryptocurrency jumped to $6,661.76 at 13:00 UTC, a 6.37 percent increase from the day's low of $6,262.28, and was last seen trading at $6,613, according to the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index (BPI).
The broader market followed suit, as it usually does when bitcoin (BTC) flexes its muscles. Currently, the total value of all cryptocurrencies stands at $270 billion, having jumped $14 billion in the in the morning hours, according to CoinMarketCap.
Looking ahead, the broader market may remain solidly bid as the world's largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization looks set to test the $7,000 mark, courtesy of a bullish continuation price pattern, as seen in the charts below.
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