Bitcoin surprises by surpassing the US$67,000 mark. The recent increase in value of BTC, which now trades at US$67,867.26, marks an increase of 2% in the last 24 hours.

In the context of cryptocurrencies, the global market capitalization experienced a growth of 0.6% in the last 24 hours, reaching a total of US$2.51 trillion. Ethereum (ETH) also stood out, with an increase of approximately 1.1%, quoted at US$3,380.

This notable advance comes on the heels of surprisingly high unemployment claims data in the United States, which appears to have positively influenced not only the cryptocurrency market but also major stock market indices.

Following the Labor Department’s announcement, which revealed a jump in claims to 221,000, compared to 210,000 the previous week, there was a brief recovery in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which seeks to recover after three days of consecutive declines. At the same time, shares of technological giants such as Nvidia and Tesla showed a significant appreciation.

Analysis of labor market data suggests potential action by the Federal Reserve (Fed) to adjust interest rates, a measure aimed at keeping the economy stabilized. This outlook, along with pre-market momentum, has led to strong gains in major indices, including the Dow Jones, which saw a 0.3% increase, and the Nasdaq, which saw a 0.8% increase after the opening bell. from the market.

Additionally, the yield on the 10-year US Treasury note fell to 4.31%, while oil prices retreated after five consecutive days of increases.


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