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Bitcoin, the most dominant cryptocurrency in the market in terms of price, market cap, and volume, demonstrated the smallest loss out of all major cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP), Stellar (XLM), Litecoin (LTC), EOS, and many other cryptocurrencies recorded losses in the range of 7 to 15 percent. Continue reading $14 Billion Wiped Out of Crypto Market
While the majority cryptocurrencies in the market recorded a 1 to 3 percent decline or increase in price, the value of Bitcoin Cash skyrocketed by 25 percent, leading traders in the cryptocurrency community to suspect a short-term pump. Over the past few weeks, throughout the large correction, cryptocurrencies in the global market moved on a similar trend led by bitcoin and Ethereum. Apart from several rare instances wherein small market cap cryptocurrencies like FunFair increased for a brief period of time, the majority of cryptocurrencies in the market moved up and down simultaneously. However, in the past 24 hours, the price of Bitcoin Cash increased from $995 to $1,250, with volume heavily concentrated on OKEx, the Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchanges operated by OKCoin, formerly the largest cryptocurrency exchange in China prior to the country’s cryptocurrency trading ban in September 2017.
Bitcoin prices plunged to a 12-week low below $6,000 this morning, reporting double-digit percentage losses amid a continued crypto market sell-off. Prices on CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index (BPI) fell as low as $5,967.34 at 07:59 UTC – the lowest level since Nov. 13. As of writing, the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization is changing hands at $6,156, down around 22 percent on a 24-hour basis. The sell-off has been significant, as indicated by the $1,000 drop seen between 00:45 to 05:00 UTC. Further, during the same time period, the market capitalization of bitcoin dropped more than $11 billion to $106 billion. The total market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies has also fallen to $282.40 billion – the lowest level since Nov. 26.