Bitcoin jumped above $10,000 Thursday for the first time in two weeks, as other major cryptocurrencies climbed and regulatory fears subsided.
The cryptocurrency climbed 8 percent above $10,200 in early afternoon trading New York time on Coinbase, the largest U.S. marketplace for buying major cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin also topped $10,200 on CoinDesk's bitcoin price index, recovering more than $4,000 after dipping below $6,000 last Tuesday.
A number of other major cryptocurrencies, including ethereum, ripple, bitcoin cash and litecoin were also higher Thursday. On Wednesday, litecoin got a major boost from news that a payments processor for the digital asset, called LitePay, is set to launch later this month.
Bitcoin 30-day performance