Ethereum
$ 1,239.08 1.40%
Solana
$ 41.86 0.44%
Dogecoin
$ 0.068198 1.42%
ApeCoin
$ 4.66 3.47%
Bitcoin
$ 21,469.00 0.74%
BNB
$ 238.86 0.98%

Bitcoin price hovers around $30,000 as market cap loses $80 billion

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TL;DR Breakdown

  • Bitcoin price could not remain on $35,000.
  • Altcoins’ prices followed Bitcoin’s drop.
  • Total market cap now at $930 billion.

Bitcoin price has corrected following its false breakthrough and is currently striving to remain above $31K. Several altcoins have followed suit and the overall market cap is in loss of around $80 billion over the past 24 hours.

Bitcoin price failed to remain at $35,000

The world’s largest cryptocurrency has lost nothing less than 13% over the last one week. Bitcoin dropped below $29K in the last few days, instead of the bullish outlook it seemed to have yesterday. Bitcoin price went high on the day initially, reaching a daily high of $35K. As the bulls forged ahead for more increase in the market, the bears took over and the asset’s price nosedived once again.

Few hours later, Bitcoin lost around $4000 of its worth and dipped down to $31K. The indicators showed that this was the initial major level of support which.

Alternative coins also drop

Several days ago, most of the altcoins painted serious gains and struggled to reduce Bitcoin’s domination in the crypto market. Unfortunately, they have followed the leading digital currency correction. 

Ethereum has lost at least seven percent and strives to remain at $1,300. The other top altcoins all had negative corrections and currently lie in red. They include Ripple which is on a negative of six percent, both Cardano and the Binance coin on a four percent negative, seven percent for both Polkadot and Litecoin and eight percent for Chainlink.

Other lesser coins also followed this negative trend, with much worse conditions. On a 24-hour scale NEAR protocol has seen the most loss, with an over 15 percent drop. NXM is on a 16 percent negative while compound, reserve rights and the graph are all on a 13 percent negative. Despite the negative trend seen in most altcoins, there are still some altcoins that gained, including the Horizon with an impressive 24 percent gain, Nervos network with a 22 percent gain, and both ICON and Decred with 12 percent gains among others. 

The total market cap of all digital currencies has declined by nothing less than $80 billion in the past 24 hours and is currently at $930 billion.

Dennis Mugambi

Dennis Mugambi

Dennis is a content writer with a deep understanding of the blockchain domain and cryptocurrency field. He infuses cold data with flair to make technology and finances mind-blowing. His reports both fascinate and awaken the readers.

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