Cryptocurrency Price Check: Global Crypto Market Cap Soars

Cryptocurrency prices were climbing Monday with Ether posting a fresh record as the world’s global cryptocurrency market capitalization reportedly surpassed $3 trillion.

Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency, was up 5.5% to $65,373.37 at last check, after briefly topping $66,000 on Sunday with an eye to breaching its previous record of $66,975 reached on October 20.

Ether, the cryptocurrency that runs on the Ethereum blockchain, was up 2.5% to $4,727, surpassing $4,700 for the first time.

The world’s second-biggest cryptocurrency has steadily notched a string of all-time highs over the past week and a half since surpassing $4,400 for the first time on Oct. 28.