As at yesterday, the 15th of March, 2019 Bitcoin was recorded to have spiked up to $4,000.
Bitcoin is up just under one percent on the day, trading at around $3,961, according to CoinMarketCap. Looking at its weekly chart, the current price is just about three quarters of a percent higher than $3,928, the price at which Bitcoin started the week.
Ethereum however is holding onto its position as the largest altcoin by market cap, which is at about $14.5 billion. The second-largest altcoin, Ripple (XRP), has a market cap of about $13 billion by press time.
ETH is up by over three percent over the last 24 hours. At press time, ETH is trading around $138, after having started the day at $133. On its weekly chart, Ethereum has seen its value increase by just a fraction of percent. ETH also reported a mid-week low of about $130 on Tuesday.