The bitcoin worth tooka seriousleap onthis morning, adding nearly $400 USD in no time.
The incident in question occurredspecifically attoday’s morning,after the bitcoin price leaped from around $6,445 USD to $6,900 USDthroughone-minute candle on the Bitfinex exchange,and theprice of bitcoincontinuedto extendfrom there, rising evenhigher thanthe $6,800 USD mark and peaking around at $6,900 USD mark beforesubsidingback offtothe present price of around $6,689 USD now.
Early indicationsrecommendthatthis worthaction,thatcamethrough a small amountof relatively-low volumeswithin thecryptocurrency markets,might notbe quite organic. That’sas a result ofit occurred at nearlythe precisemoment that BitMEX Exchange platform that handles volumes in billion daily, went offline formaintenance.
As this time of reporting, BitMEX Exchange issetting out toresume its trading services. Consequently, it remains to be seenwhether or notthe marketcansustain these gains throughout afterthismorning hours.