MOSCOW, 18 Jan – PRIME. The most popular cryptocurrency, bitcoin, is slightly more expensive on Monday morning, trading at the $ 36 thousand mark, according to trading data. The rise in cryptocurrency prices led to a shortage of video cards According to the CoinMarketCap portal, which calculates the average price for more than 20 exchanges, as of 10.20 Moscow time, the cost of bitcoin is growing by 1.32%, to $ 36,046. On Binance, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in terms of trading volume, bitcoin rises in price by 2.17%, to $ 36,110. The dynamics are given everywhere in a day. Bitcoin accounts for 68.3% of the total global cryptocurrency market. “Judging by the psychological state of the crypto market, the New Year rally of bitcoin has ended, and now it has entered a phase of stable correction. In the coming week, we assume that its rate will fluctuate slightly within 35 thousand dollars with minor fluctuations up and down. By the end of the day on January 18 we expect a rate in the region of 35,200 dollars per coin, “- commented to RIA Novosti the director of the Center for Social Matrix Technologies” Socioma “Vladimir Panushkin. Bitcoin soared in value in the second half of December. On December 16, the cryptocurrency surpassed its all-time high of $ 20,042 since 2017, and has since more than doubled it. On January 8, Bitcoin set another historic record of $ 41,950, but then began to noticeably correct.