Tesla announced that it purchased a total of $ 1.5 billion worth of Bitcoin.
Tesla, of which Elon Musk is the CEO, announced that he received a total of $ 1.5 billion in Bitcoin to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.
Stating that it will accept Bitcoin as a payment method in the future, the company also evaluated this move as a long-term investment.
As you know, Elon Musk comes to the fore frequently with his posts about cryptocurrencies. In this direction, Musk first tweeted about Dogecoin and then added a Bitcoin tag to his biography. After these important steps of Musk in social media, the value of both cryptocurrencies increased.
Bitcoin Gains 10 Percent in Value
The cryptocurrency, which has been on the rise recently, gained 10 percent after Tesla’s statement to the SEC, rising from $ 38,000 to $ 42,000. Seeing this increase in value, many people stormed the website of Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange. Short-term access problems were experienced on the website, which faced the intense interest of users.