Bitcoin prices are up close to 24 percent since our Tuesday update. Litecoin is up as well but only by $1.98 dollars or just under 5 percent. Bitcoin Rallies 24 Percent

Bitcoin prices rallied close to 24 percent in a week. The main driver for the gains seems to be the Segwit lock, expected to happen later today. Current projections set the lock at 25 blocks from now, around 17:46 GMT. Read more: