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Bitcoin leaps above $21,000 as U.S. dollar sags

SINGAPORE, Sept 9 (Reuters) - Bitcoin surged past the $20,000 barrier and was potentially heading for its best day in six months on Friday as the U.S. dollar fell broadly and markets found reasons to be cheerful at the end of a dour week. Bitcoin BTC=BTSP , the biggest cryptocurrency by market value, rose more than 9% to $21,254, a two-week high. If it holds, the daily percentage gain would be the largest since late February.
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Bitcoin leaps over $20,000 as U.S. dollar sags

SINGAPORE, Sept 9 (Reuters) - Bitcoin surged past the $20,000 barrier and was eyeing its best day in six weeks on Friday as the U.S. dollar fell broadly and markets found reasons to be cheerful at the end of a dour week. Bitcoin BTC=BTSP , the biggest cryptocurrency by market value, rose more than 7% to $20,796, a two-week high. Ether, ETH=BTSP the second-biggest, rose 5% to also hit a two-week peak at $1,717. Bitcoin had been as low as $18,540 on Wednesday.
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Sudden crypto drop sends bitcoin to three-week low

By Tom Westbrook and Hannah Lang SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Cryptocurrencies fell sharply on Friday, with sudden selling dragging bitcoin to a three-week low, with analysts divided over the reason behind the decline. Bitcoin fell as much as 7.7% to $21,404 over a few minutes during the European morning, at around 0640 GMT. It recovered slightly to trade around $21,528 at 1651 GMT, down 8.05% on the day.
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Australian crypto ownership warrants consumer protection, says regulator

SYDNEY, Aug 11 (Reuters) - Nearly half of Australian retail investors owned cryptocurrency in late 2021 and more got their information from YouTube videos than from financial advisers, the securities watchdog said on Thursday, calling the data a "strong case for regulation". The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) survey of 1,053 retail investors, conducted last November, found 44% reported holding cryptocurrency, making it the second most popular investment after Australian
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Euro dives, dollar rises after Fed's Powell reaffirms hawkish stance

* Dollar up on hawkish comments from Powell at ECB forum in Sintra * Japanese yen climbs to highest level vs euro since 1998 * Swiss franc touches highest level against the euro since March By Hannah Lang WASHINGTON, June 29 (Reuters) - The euro fell and the dollar rose on Wednesday after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the biggest risk to the U.S.
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