Bitcoin continued to rise on Friday, reaching a six-month high of $60,000 on surging investor optimism.

Positive market sentiment was sparked by reports of potential approval of the United States’ first Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF).

Bitcoin rose by 3.87% to hit $59,539 at 01:51 am ET. Ethereum gained 1.23% to stand at $3,837 at the same time.

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