Bitcoin (BTC) has fallen back below $8,000, as the crypto markets continue to slump in the wake of a week of mixed crypto news, ranging from the FUD fallout caused by the upcoming Google crypto ad ban to several wins for Blockchain adoption seen in China and Canada.
BTC is currently trading at around $7,729, down almost seven percent over a 24 hour period by press time.
Amidst the falling market prices since the new year, BTC’s market dominance has been slowly rising, contributing to BTC’s slower price fall as compared to the other top coins on CoinMarketCap. At press time, BTC’s market dominance was 44.3 percent.
Ethereum (ETH) is getting close to $500, trading for around $515 and down almost 15 percent over a 24 hour period by press time. Ripple’s (XRP) price is also falling, trading for around $0.61 percent and down almost 11 percent over a 24 hour period by press time.
Crypto Twitter personality @WhalePanda tweeted this morning about the futility of looking for concrete explanations for large price drops in the crypto markets, referencing the ongoing US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) probe: […]