The native token of the ethereum platform, ether, has started the new year with a bang, hitting an all-time high of over $900 this morning.
Going by CoinMarketCap data, ether has risen 14.52 percent in the last 24 hours, and 13.62 percent over the last week.
The price gains come amid increased trading volumes, particularly in Asia, with Coinbene (Singapore), Binance (Hong Kong/Japan) and Bithumb (South Korea) all posting notable increases in the last 24 hours.
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