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Crypto Price Check: Bullish Moves Amid Regulatory Pressures

Cryptocurrency prices have been surging recently, while regulators look to crackdown on the sector.

Bitcoin   (~BTCUSD)  was up slightly to $20,840.92 on Jan. 19, according to data firm CoinGecko. Ether, the native currency of the ethereum blockchain, added nearly 1% to $1,535.80, while dogecoin was flat as $0.081013.

“The crypto market has witnessed its largest gains in recent months, climbing to nearly $1 trillion in total marketcap,” said Billy Endres, a cryptocurrency expert with Finder. “The bullish shift was led by Bitcoin and Ethereum with both major cryptocurrencies gaining +20% since the new year.” 

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