Crypto Stocks Advance Pre-Market as Bitcoin Tops $51K, Market Cap Hits 26-Month High

Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency by market value, added about 2.9% in the last 24 hours, while the CoinDesk 20 Index, a measure of the largest digital assets, rose around 2.1%. Ether {{ETH}}, the second-largest cryptocurrency, gained 3.2% to $2,754, the highest since May 2022, while the total crypto market cap touched $2 trillion for the first time since April that year.