MOSCOW, 2 Jan – PRIME. Bitcoin rises in price on Saturday by more than 8%, the value of the most popular cryptocurrency for the first time rose above the psychological mark of 30 thousand dollars, according to trading data. The expert told what you can buy with Bitcoin According to the CoinMarketCap portal, which calculates the average price for more than 20 exchanges. As of 3:21 pm Moscow time, bitcoin rises in price by 2.50%, to $ 30,094, and on the largest cryptocurrency exchange Binance – by 2.85%, to $ 30,145, having updated its historical maximum. Bitcoin accounts for approximately 71.1% of the total global cryptocurrency market, and bitcoin soared in value in the second half of December. On December 16, the cryptocurrency exceeded its all-time high of $ 20,042 since 2017 and has continued to break records since then. The price of bitcoin sequentially exceeded 28 thousand dollars, and then 29 thousand dollars. The expert spoke about a safe strategy for investing in cryptocurrencies “The current state of the social matrix (sociome) of the crypto market suggests that overcoming the border of the exchange rate of 30 thousand dollars may be the upper limit, after which will slowly roll back to its previous exchange rate positions, “- Vladimir Panushkin, director of the Center for Social Matrix Technologies” Socioma “, told RIA Novosti. “This situation, in particular, may well be facilitated by the worldwide celebration of the New Year holidays. Therefore, it is advisable for crypto players today to take a closer look at the current trends in order to close the necessary positions in a timely manner,” he added.