Bitcoin price exceeded $50 thousand for the first time

On Tuesday, February 16, the value of the cryptocurrency bitcoin for the first time in history crossed the $50,000 mark.

This is evidenced by data from the portal CoinDesk.

The world’s most popular digital currency continues to break records after U.S. billionaire Ilon Musk announced that his company Tesla has invested $1.5 billion in it.

Bitcoin currently stands at $50,481 per unit.