Bitcoin Has Suddenly Dropped 5% — Dragging Ripple (XRP) And Ethereum Prices With It
Bitcoin, which has been remarkably stable for a number of months, has suddenly lost more than 5% of its value, causing other major cryptocurrencies, including ripple (XRP), ethereum, stellar, litecoin, EOS, and bitcoin cash to plummet along with it.
Bitcoin Price Awaits Possible Spoiler Ahead of July Futures Close
Bitcoin traders may have their eyes on a different kind of chart this week. That's because Friday, July 27 is the date that bitcoin futures contracts offered by derivatives giant CME Group are scheduled to expire..
Bitcoin Just Hit $8,000 — Here's What's Pushing It Up
The bitcoin price has today climbed above the $8,000 mark for the first time since mid-May — leading many to predict a return to the bull run that last year powered bitcoin to almost $20,000.
Bitcoin Price Hits $7700
At 9 am CEST on Bitfinex, the Bitcoin price was trading at around $7660 – a rise of 4%. Other coins were still relatively at low levels however with Ethereum trading at around $466 – a mere 1% increase whilst Ripple and Litecoin remained relatively stable in the $0.46 and $86 levels respectively.
CME Report: Bitcoin Futures Average Daily Volume up 93% in Second Quarter
Bitcoin futures average daily volume in Q2 grew 93% over previous quarter, while open interest surpassed 2,400 contracts, a 58% increase.