Bitcoin Shows New Resilience as Markets Shake off Futures Settlement

Bitcoin futures may have expired, but even that failed to produce volatility in cryptocurrency as markets remained flat Saturday, Oct. 27. Market visualization from Coin360 Data from CoinMarketCap and Coin360 confirm that the end of the trading week – and with it the payment date for CME Group’s Bitcoin futures – had essentially no effect on either Bitcoin (BTC) or altcoin prices. The behavior marks a stark contrast from just several months ago, with impending futures previously sparking losses in the run-up to their settlement date. On Friday, Cointelegraph had…

Crypto Markets See Little Movement, Bitcoin Continues to Trade Just Below $6,500

Saturday, Oct. 20: Crypto markets are seeing little momentum, with virtually all of the major cryptocurrencies seeing slight growth and losses between a 1-2 percent range, as Coin360 data shows. Market visualization by Coin360 Tether (USDT) has mostly settled back in to its characteristic trading pattern. Having briefly lost its U.S. dollar peg last week, the asset has since reclaimed its historical trading range close to a 1:1 ratio to the greenback. Today the stalwart stablecoin has seen an almost 1 percent drop to trade at $0.979. Bitcoin (BTC) is…

ETH and XRP Both Hit by Losses as Crypto Markets See Widespread Red

Monday, September 24: Both Ripple (XRP) and Ethereum (ETH) have taken hefty price hits today as the wider crypto markets see deep red, as data from Coin360 shows. Market visualization by Coin360 While Ethereum has now reclaimed its long-standing spot as second-largest coin by market cap on CoinMarketCap — which it briefly ceded to a skyrocketing Ripple on September 21 — Ethereum has today seen around a 5 percent loss on the day to trade at $234 to press time. Following its intraweek high of around $250 on September 22,…

Crypto Markets See Mixed Signals, Ethereum Beats Ripple by Market Cap

Saturday, September 22: crypto markets have seen a mix of red and green, with Ethereum (ETH) having passed Ripple (XRP) to come back to be ranked the second top cryptocurrency by market cap, according to CoinMarketCap. Market visualization from Coin360 After surging up to $6,809 earlier today, Bitcoin (BTC) is slightly down over the past 24 hours, having traded below $6,700 over the past few hours. The leading cryptocurrency is down around 0.5 percent and trading at $6,667 at press time, seeing around 3 percent gains over the week. Bitcoin…

Ripple Soars as Wider Crypto Markets See Flush of Green

Thursday, September 20: virtually all of the large-market-cap cryptocurrencies are in the green today, posting solid gains across the board, as data from Coin360 data shows. Market visualization from Coin360 After a volatile week, Bitcoin (BTC) rebounded past the $6,400 mark yesterday night, hitting as high as $6,450 before correcting slightly and then trading sideways to seal its current trading price of $6,410. Bitcoin’s 24-hour growth is at 1.8 percent, according to Cointelegraph’s Bitcoin Price Index. On the week, the top coin is up around 1.1 percent, but down by…

Crypto Markets Drop Sharply, Ethereum Loses Week’s Earlier Gains

Crypto markets have seen a sharp decline today, September 18, with Bitcoin (BTC) down $200 and market cap dropping as low as $192 billion within a few hours. As of press time, 93 out of 100 top cryptocurrencies by market capitalization are in the red, while losses among the top 20 coins reach over 10 percent, according to CoinMarketCap. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) is down around 3.5 percent over the past 24 hours, having failed to hold the $6,500 support, with its price dropping by almost $200 within…

Crypto Markets Recover Slightly, Ethereum, Tezos See Largest Gains

Saturday, September 15: crypto markets are undergoing a slight recovery after yesterday’s decline, with 17 of the 20 top cryptocurrencies by market cap in the green, according to CoinMarketCap data. Market visualization from Coin360 After dropping below the $6,500 price point yesterday, Bitcoin (BTC) has challenged the mark again, going up by 1.6 percent over the past 24 hours, to trade at $6,533 at press time. Bitcoin price chart. Source: Cointelegraph Bitcoin Price Index Ethereum (ETH) is currently seeing some of the largest gains among the top 20 cryptocurrencies by…

Cryptocurrency Markets Slump Midweek as Ethereum Hits New 2018 Lows

Cryptocurrency markets are feeling the pressure from an extended downturn on Wednesday, September 12, with Bitcoin (BTC) losing 2.5 percent and Ethereum (ETH) hitting its lowest levels since May 2017. Data from Cointelegraph’s price tracker and Coin360 confirms the lackluster picture across cryptoassets continuing another day, with all of the top twenty coins — with the exception of Dogecoin (DOGE) — in the red. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin had climbed to almost $7,400 last week before turmoil hit markets again, prices tumbling over claims Goldman Sachs had shelved its…

Tezos Price Nears 12% Spike on a Bearish Day for Crypto Markets

Tezos on Tuesday appreciated 12 percent against the US Dollar, recovering from the long bearish correction from September 10. XTZ/USD opened today while trading at 1.270-fiat on Gate.io exchange. The pair continued its corrective phase in the early Asian trading hours and formed lower lows towards 1.256. As the session matured, bulls and bears were already fighting for the trend crown, giving us volatile price action between the range defined by 1.315-fiat to the upside and 1.255-fiat to the downside. It was at the beginning of the European session bulls…

Crypto Markets See Sharp Rebound, but Total Market Cap Still Below $200 Billion

Sunday, September 9: following the bloodbath after this week’s market crash, Bitcoin’s (BTC) price spiked sharply today. Altcoins have mostly followed suit, making markets a mix of red and green, as data from Coin360 data shows. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) jumped over 3 percent in under an hour today, proceeding to trade sideways just under the $6,400 mark for several hours, before dropping again in the hour to press time. At press time, Bitcoin is up about 1 percent on the day to trade at $6,241, according to…