Stocks of several cryptocurrency-focused companies are extending gains over the previous day in early pre-market session at press-time on Wednesday.
The surge comes in tandem with the cryptocurrency market overnight, with Bitcoin (BTC) hitting a new all-time high of $51,335.23.
ZW Data Action Technologies Inc (NASDAQ: CNET) shares are trading 60.23% higher at $5.56 at press time. The Beijing-based company announced a partnership with BitSpace to build a joint blockchain mining platform earlier this month.
Airnet Technology Inc (NASDAQ: ANTE) shares are trading nearly 56% higher at $7.72 In January, the Chinese digital media services provider announced giving Unistar Group Holdings Ltd a 19% stake in exchange for the delivery of 500 computer servers designed especially to mine cryptocurrencies.
Canaan Inc (NASDAQ: CAN), a veteran China-based Bitcoin mining equipment manufacturer, is up 18.64% at $23.30 in line with the Bitcoin momentum. The Bitmain rival raised $90 million in its U.S. IPO in late 2019 after attempting to unsuccessfully go public in both China and Hong Kong.
Riot Blockchain Inc (NASDAQ: RIOT) traded 17.8% higher at $70.10 at press time. Riot is based in Colorado and is primarily focused on Bitcoin mining.
Marathon Patent Group Inc. (NASDAQ: MARA) is up 12.9% at $49.17. Marathon is a Uniloc subsidiary based in Nevada and is also focused on Bitcoin mining.
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