On Friday (May 7), the Cardano ($ADA) price broke the $1.74 level for the first time ever.

Data by TradingView indicates that at 13:07 UTC on May 7, on crypto exchange Kraken, ADA-USD hit $1.7480, setting a new all-time high.

Currently (as of 17:52 UTC on May 7), Cardano’s $ADA token is trading around $1.6885, up 3.25% in the past 24-hour period. As for the year-to-date period, $ADA is up 829.27% vs USD.

Crypto analyst and trader Michaël van de Poppe had this to say about the performance of $ADA against $BTC:

And then earlier today, Van De Poppe called $ADA’s latest price action against $BTC “beautiful”.

On Wednesday (May 5), Van De Poppe said that he could see the price of Cardano’s $ADA token reaching $5.

In case you are thinking that $5 sounds a bit too optimistic a price target for Cardano, it is worth pointing out that this is far from being the most bullish price prediction for Cardano. On April 10, crypto analyst Justin Bennett told his over 39.3K followers on Twitter that he would not be surprised if the $ADA price ends up in the $20–$30 range.

On Tuesday (May 4), crypto exchange Kraken announced that $ADA staking support had gone live.


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