Elon Musk, the chief executive of Tesla Inc, reiterated his backing of Bitcoin at a conference Wednesday, saying he owns the token along with Dogecoin and Ethereum.
Bitcoin extended gains past $32,000, continuing a rebound after erasing most of its gains for the year. The latest leg up came in as Elon Musk, Jack Dorsey and Cathie Wood spoke during a panel on the future of Bitcoin.
The largest digital currency rose more than 8% to about $32,270 as of 2:27 p.m. in New York on Wednesday. Other cryptos advanced too, including Ether and Dogecoin, while the Bloomberg Galaxy Crypto Index was also in the green.
Musk, the chief executive of Tesla Inc., reiterated his backing of Bitcoin, saying he owns the token along with Dogecoin