Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH/USD Recovery Faces Hurdle Near $280

Key Points Bitcoin cash price declined further and traded close to the $200 support against the US Dollar. This week’s followed important bearish trend line is still in place with resistance at $280 on the hourly chart of the BCH/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair could find it difficult to clear the $275 and $280 resistance levels in the near term. Bitcoin cash price tested the $200 support area and recovered against the US Dollar. However, BCH/USD is facing a solid resistance near the $280 level. Bitcoin Cash…

Bitcoin Cash Price Sets New Yearly Low as Exchanges Open BCH Trading

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn It has been five days since the Bitcoin Cash fork began and crippled the stability of the BCH ecosystem, and the worst part is that it is not looking to recover anytime soon. The BCH/USD pair on Tuesday dropped another 40 percent — on paper, anyway (most exchanges paused BCH trading ahead of the fork and are consequently seeing all of the recent market losses realized at once) — setting new yearly lows at 237.14-fiat. There were no signs of upside recoveries that could stand for long.…

Bitcoin Hits Lowest Since October 2017 as Bitcoin Cash Drops 40 Percent

A “panicked” twenty-four hours in cryptocurrency markets saw Bitcoin (BTC) hit fresh lows not seen in over a year Nov. 20 as assets across the board shed millions. Data from Cointelegraph’s price tracker, Coin360, CoinMarketCap, and Bitcointicker captured frenetic activity into Tuesday as BTC/USD dropped up to 17 percent, at one point reaching $4,237. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin’s daily losses currently total 15.5 percent after a correction to around $4,500, while the situation remains highly volatile as the pair tests new resistance levels. Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: Cointelegraph…

OKEx Rebuffs Market Manipulation Claims Over Early Bitcoin Cash Futures Settlement

The world’s second-largest cryptocurrency exchange OKEx hit back at accusations it “manipulated markets” by adjusting Bitcoin Cash (BCH) futures settlements in a fresh statement Nov. 20 sent to Cointelegraph. The exchange, which opted to deliver BCH futures early due to the coin’s contentious hard fork Nov. 15, subsequently saw a barrage of negative publicity over the decision, pundits complaining it had overstepped its remit in freely deciding when and how futures contracts would be settled. In particular, a dedicated Medium post by an entity calling itself AMBER AI accused OKEx…

Digital Currency Use Won’t Replace Cash for Three-Five Years

The governor of the Bank of Thailand (BoT) has said that it will take three to five years for countries to switch from using cash to using digital currencies. The bank governor’s comments were reported by the Thai News Agency (TNA), a subsidiary of the Thai state-owned public broadcaster, Nov. 17.   The central bank’s governor, Dr. Veerathai Santiprabhob, stated that digital currency would not replace fiat currency right away “because of complication[s], a readiness of people and an efficiency of technology.” Although the BoT has not issued a central…

Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH/USD Tumbles, $220 Next?

Key Points Bitcoin cash price declined heavily and traded below the $300 and $280 levels against the US Dollar. Yesterday’s highlighted key bearish trend line is intact with resistance at $315 on the hourly chart of the BCH/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair is currently trading near the $250 level and it could decline further towards $220. Bitcoin cash price is under heavy selling pressure against the US Dollar. BCH/USD could continue to move down and it may test the $220 level in the near term. Bitcoin Cash…

Bitcoin Cash Hash War Costing Miners Millions in Lost Revenue

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn According to BitMEX Research, going under the assumption that much of the hash rate on both sides of the Bitcoin Cash “hash war” has been leased since the fork, says that BCH miners have collectively lost as much as $6.1 million in gross revenue since last week’s blockchain split — but that one side, Bitcoin SV, can’t “keep this up forever.” Source: Twitter Something which has to be noted in any such discussion is that the profits gained from such mining — or loss thereof — would…

Kraken Begins Bitcoin Cash SV Trading but Says Users Face ‘Extremely High Risk’

Major U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Kraken confirmed in a blog post Nov. 18 that it had begun supporting both forks of Bitcoin Cash (BCH), while warning traders about “many red flags.” Kraken, which initially said it would only support only one of the two BCH chains – Bitcoin Cash ABC – has at press time already launched trading of its counterpart chain, Bitcoin Cash SV (BSV). The product of a contentious hard fork of the BCH network Nov. 15, Bitcoin Cash SV currently sits at the center of controversy over BCH…

Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH/USD Could Crash Below $300

Key Points Bitcoin cash ABC seems to be a winner and it is currently trading below $300 against the US Dollar. There is a major bearish trend line formed with resistance at $335 on the hourly chart of the BCH/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair is currently at a risk of a major downside break below $300 in the near term. Bitcoin cash price is trading near $300 on Kraken against the US Dollar. BCHABC is likely to retain BCH ticker and it is currently trading below $300…

After the Fork: Here’s How Exchanges Are Dealing With Bitcoin Cash

The smoke is still clearing from Bitcoin Cash’s hard fork, but exchanges have already moved in to add support for the products of the skirmish. On November 16, 2018, what was intended to be a routine hard fork upgrade of the Bitcoin Cash blockchain became a struggle for hashing power and chain dominance as Bitcoin Satoshi’s Vision (SV), led by Craig S. Wright, attempted to wrestle control over the Bitcoin Cash blockchain from its original client, Bitcoin ABC. Bitcoin ABC (thus far) has strong-armed Bitcoin SV with its mining power…