Bitcoin rises 6.1% to $21,792

(Reuters) – Bitcoin rose 6.06% to $21,792.16 at 20:02 GMT on Thursday, adding $1,244.71 to its previous close.

Bitcoin, the world’s biggest and best-known cryptocurrency, is up 23.9% from the year’s low of $17,592.78 on June 18.

Ether, the coin linked to the ethereum blockchain network, climbed 5.21% to $1,247.79 on Thursday, adding $61.78 to its previous close.

(Reporting by Akriti Sharma in Bengaluru; Editing by Shailesh Kuber)

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