2023 Bitcoin Return

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Bitcoin returned 155.41% in 2023 in United States Dollar terms, not accounting for taxes or transaction fees. On January 1, 2023, Bitcoin opened* at $16,265.19, and closed* December 31, 2023 at $16,547.50 a coin.

* Bitcoin trades continuously so there is no actual "open" and "close", only a first and last trade of a year. Prices based on CoinMarketCap data, sourced from Yahoo! Finance.

The 2023 Bitcoin Return: Round Trip from 2022

Last year, Bitcoin dropped precipitously after peaking at $47,881.41 a coin on January 2nd, 2022. The closing trade in 2023 was $42,265.19 a coin, meaning if you held (or HODLed, in cryptocurrency parlance), you would have seen the near-recovery of your investment. And it was less bumpy than you'd expect – the low of $16,521.23 in 2023 came on January 1.

Here's the daily 'closing' price of Bitcoin in 2023:

The Daily Bitcoin Price from January 1, 2023 to December 31, 2023

You can try our our bitcoin return calculator to see return between any two arbitrary dates. You can optionally adjust for inflation, measured by CPI.

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