Bitcoin leaps 12% to six-week high

SINGAPORE, July 26 (Reuters) – Cryptocurrencies rose on Monday, pushing Bitcoin 12.5% to its strongest level since mid-June.

Bitcoin most recently rose 7.3% to $ 37,983 and the competing cryptocurrency ether rose 4.5% to a three-week high of $ 2,290.

Reporting from Tom Westbrook; Arrangement by Christopher Cushing

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