A representation of cryptocurrency Bitcoin is seen in this illustration taken August 6, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic
May 4 (Reuters) - Bitcoin rose 5.7% to $39,862.84, on Wednesday, adding $2,102.94 to its previous close.
Bitcoin, the world's biggest and best-known cryptocurrency, is up 20.9% from the year's low of $32,950.72 on January 24.
Ether , the coin linked to the ethereum blockchain network, surged 6.27 % to $2,954.49 on Wednesday, adding $174.32 to its previous close.
Reporting by Rhea Binoy in Bengaluru; editing by Diane Craft
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