The company’s unrealized profits exceeded $3,5 billion at a $50 000 exchange rate

Bloomberg: MicroStrategy has increased bitcoin reserves to $10 billion

16.02.2024 - 11:15

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What’s new? According to information provided by Bloomberg, MicroStrategy (MSTR), an analytics software company known for its significant investments in bitcoin, now has a $10 billion reserve of the cryptocurrency. According to the report, the firm has 190 000 BTC in its account.

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What else is known? Founder Michael Saylor reported an unrealized gain of 70% of MicroStrategy’s investment in bitcoin. Thus, as of February 13, at a BTC exchange rate of $50 000, the value of the investment was estimated at $3,5 billion.

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In early December 2023, analysts at S3 Partners reported that “paper” losses of short position holders in shares of crypto firms such as MicroStrategy have exceeded $6 billion since the beginning of the year.

In late December, analysts at the Santiment platform noted that MicroStrategy’s next bitcoin purchase “caused some euphoric waves among traders” and led to a bull market move that saw the asset’s exchange rate momentarily rise to $44 700. Previously, news of the company’s bitcoin investments had repeatedly triggered spikes in the asset.

Since last October, MicroStrategy has purchased 31 755 bitcoins at a rate of $39 411 for a total of $1,25 billion.

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