Bitcoin Rises Above $43,000 Following ADP Data; Beam Emerges As Top Gainer

Bitcoin BTC/USD moved higher, with the cryptocurrency prices trading above the key $43,000 level on Thursday.

Ethereum ETH/USD also recorded gains, trading above the key $2,200 mark this morning.

Beam BEAM/USD was the top gainer over the prior 24 hours, while XDC Network XDC/USD turned out to be the biggest loser.

Private businesses in the U.S. added 164,000 workers in December versus a revised 101,000 gain in November and topping market estimates of 115,000.

At the time of writing, the global crypto market cap rose to $1.66 trillion, recording a 24-hour gain of 2.7%. BTC was trading higher by 1.9% at $43,263 while ETH rose by around 1.8% to $2,238 on Thursday.

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