For the first time since May 2018, the bitcoin rate exceeded 9 thousand dollars. On Sunday, according to CoinDesk, bitcoin went up to 9,385 dollars. The price of the world's leading cryptocurrency over the past 30 days has increased by 22%. And since the beginning of the year, according to MarketWatch, the cost of bitcoin jumped by 142%. The website reminds that, nevertheless, today's bitcoin rate is far from its peak value of about 20 thousand dollars (end of 2017). On Monday, there were also increases in price of other cryptocurrencies. So, ethereum went up by 1%, Bitcoin Cash - by 1.6%. The cryptocurrency market has recently received support from the planned launch of Facebook's cryptocurrency called Libra. A number of large companies, such as Visa, MasterCard, Uber and others, invested in the new cryptocurrency, which is expected to be launched in 2020, which was also good news.