Bitcoin hits new all-time high above $62,000 ahead of Coinbase debut

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Bitcoin surged to a caller grounds precocious of much than $62,000 connected Tuesday, arsenic investors awaited the highly-anticipated banal marketplace debut of cryptocurrency speech Coinbase.

The terms of bitcoin climbed much than 4% successful the past 24 hours to deed $62,718, according to information from Coin Metrics. Ether, the second-most invaluable integer coin aft bitcoin, besides acceptable a caller record, climbing to $2,210.

Coinbase is set to spell public on Wednesday, and could beryllium valued astatine arsenic overmuch arsenic $100 cardinal — much than large trading venue operators like Intercontinental Exchange, proprietor of the New York Stock Exchange. Crypto investors are hailing the company's banal marketplace debut arsenic a large milestone for the manufacture aft years of skepticism from Wall Street and regulators.