By Brian LaceyStaff writerBitcoin and Litecoins traded higher today at $1,100 per BTC, or about $10.6 million.
Bitcoin futures, futures contracts, and crypto currencies have rallied this year, with the cryptocurrency gaining more traction as an investment.
Lately, the price of bitcoin has been rising.
Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency that is created through an algorithm that uses cryptography to validate transactions.
It has a total market cap of around $6.6 billion, according to CoinMarketCap.
It is currently trading at $7,500 per BTC.
Litecoin is a blockchain-based digital currency, which allows for greater anonymity, privacy and control of value.
It was launched in 2011, and is currently valued at $0.005 per coin.
Litecoin is also the first cryptocurrency to feature the SegWit2x hard fork.
Bitcoin and its peers, like Litecoin, are widely viewed as safe investments.
Litecoins price has been higher because of the cryptocurrency’s rapid rise in popularity.
The cryptocurrency has gained attention from investors who value the decentralized network technology over centralized banks and central authorities.
The value of bitcoin, which is also known as ether, has risen steadily since its inception in 2011.
Ether, which has no intrinsic value, is the currency that is used for online transactions.
Ethereum is also considered to be a hedge against the cryptocurrency volatility and volatile price fluctuations.