Bitcoin is back above US$27,000 Following U.S. Debt Ceiling Deal

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Cryptocurrencies gained following successful negotiations on raising the U.S. debt ceiling that injected some optimism into markets. Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency, rose 1.08% to US$27,076 in 24 hours to 4 p.m. in Hong Kong, bringing its weekly gains to 2.08%, according to CoinMarketCap data. Ether, the second biggest cryptocurrency in the world, gained 1.78% to US$1,886 in 24 hours, after rising 3.85% in the last seven days. Litecoin was