The CEO of cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX, Arthur Hayes stated that bitcoin “has groped a bottom” and continues to believe that before the end of the year the price of the first cryptocurrency has the potential to rise to $50 000. This opinion he expressed on Friday in an interview with CNBC.

#Bitcoin is sitting at its lowest levels since November, but #crypto bull @CryptoHayes is sticking by his call for Bitcoin heading to $50K. pic.twitter.com/pOL2ekBP0w

— CNBC”s Fast Money (@CNBCFastMoney) on 29 June 2018

In this case, said Hayes, price $50 000 — the same normal as in $6000.

“What can one year to up to $20,000, may be corrected to $ 6,000. I think we definitely found the bottom, and one positive decision from regulators till the end of the year to raise the price [of bitcoin] up to $20 000 or even up to $50,000”, — he said.

Hayes also noted that despite the low prices in the first half of 2018, the volume of trading on BitMEX bitcoin this year has tripled, calling it a clear sign of the continuing interest in the cryptocurrency markets.

He also suggests that in the near future there is a possibility of growth of prices in the market because of the larger number of investors and users involved in cryptocurrency.

It is noteworthy that on the background of the review of Hayes bitcoin price, which had traded at around $5800, went up sharply, rising at some point to $6500. At the time of publication, the first cryptocurrency was trading around $6400.

Data: Bitstamp

About the probability that before the end of the year bitcoin will rise to $50 000, Arthur Hayes first declared in mid-may.

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