MicroStrategy Buys More Bitcoin, $BTC Now Back Above $48,000

On Monday (March 1), Nasdaq-listed business intelligence company MicroStrategy Inc. (NASDAQ: MSTR) lent some much-needed confidence to the crypto market by announcing the purchase of more Bitcoin for its corporate treasury.

Here is how Michael J. Saylor, Co-Founder, Chairman, and CEO of MicroStrategy, announced that his company had “purchased an additional ~328 bitcoins for ~$15.0 million in cash at an average price of ~$45,710 per bitcoin.”

This brings the total number of bitcoins that MicroStrategy is now HODLing to 90,859.

According to data by TradingView, minutes later (at 13:16 UTC) on crypto exchange Bitstamp, the Bitcoin price reached $48,521, which is the current intraday high.

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