After the announcement of the results of the regular meeting of the Federal Reserve System (FRS) of the United States, the price of bitcoin rose by 8% on Wednesday evening. Now it exceeds $22.5 thousand. This is evidenced by data on Investing.com. On the largest cryptocurrency exchange Binance, as of 21:52, bitcoin grew by 8.3% to $22.64 thousand, before the Fed meeting, its price was $21 6 thousand. According to the CoinMarketCap portal, which calculates the average prices of crypto-currencies for more than 20 exchanges, the cost of bitcoin grew by 7.6%, to an average of $22.47 thousand. base interest rate — by 0.75%, up to 2.25–2.5% per annum. The last time the regulator raised the rate on June 15 was also by 0.75%, to 1.5-1.75%. More news is on the Kommersant Telegram channel. Yulia Abugalieva.