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 Hold Supporting Levels With Small Fluctuations, BTC Trades Around $6,300

Wednesday, September 19: crypto markets are holding recent gains and fluctuating around previous support levels. While 16 out of the top 20 altcoins by market cap are seeing some red today, total market cap still hovers around recent levels, according to CoinMarketCap. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) is slightly down 0.12 percent over the past 24 hours, still holding the supporting level of $6,300 after dropping below that price point last week. Bitcoin is trading at around $6,334 at press time, and up about 0.48 percent over the past…

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 See Mixed Red and Green, BTC and ETH Hold Ground

Monday, September 17: crypto markets are today largely green, but scattered mild corrections are affecting several major-market-cap altcoins, as data from Coin360 shows. Market visualization by Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) is just a fraction of a percent down on the day to trade at $6,484 to press time. Having reclaimed the $6,500 price point September 13, the top coin failed to break through to a yet higher level, but has instead jaggedly circled to consolidate the $6,500 mark. Despite a brief dip earlier today below $6,460, Bitcoin has since somewhat rebounded…

Crypto Markets See Mixed Signals as Total Market Cap Holds Position

Sunday, September 16: crypto markets have seen a mix of red and green today, with some small fluctuations and total market cap holding position. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) is negligibly up on the day, and trading at around $6,504 at press time. The major cryptocurrency is holding weekly gains, up about 5.1 percent over the past 7 days. Bitcoin weekly price chart. Source: Cointelegraph Bitcoin Price Index Ethereum (ETH) is seeing small gains, up around 1 percent over the past 24 hours. The top altcoin is trading at…

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 Another Wave of Red, Despite Bullish News From Major Industry Players

Monday, September 10: crypto markets have seen mainly red today, with just two coins out of the top 20 cryptocurrencies in the green, and total market cap hovering around $194 billion. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) is slightly down today, fluctuating around the $6,300. The major cryptocurrency is currently trading at $6,287 by press time, down 1.5 percent over the past 24 hours. Bitcoin saw an intraday high of $6,398 and low of $6,253, according to Cointelegraph’s Bitcoin Price Index. The coin sharply lost its $6,400 trading levels yesterday…

Bitcoin Markets Volatile After US SEC Suspends Trading in Two Crypto-Based Securities

US regulators banned trading of XBT Provider’s Bitcoin and Ether Tracker One securities Sunday, September 9, briefly sending cryptocurrency markets tumbling. Citing “confusion” among investors, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a notice that two exchange-traded notes (ETNs) –  Bitcoin Tracker One (“CXBTF”) and Ether Tracker One (“CETHF”) –  would cease trading until September 20. “The Commission temporarily suspended trading in the securities CXBTF and CETHF because of confusion amongst market participants regarding these instruments,” the SEC’s statement reads, continuing: “[T]he Commission cautions broker-dealers, shareholders, and prospective purchasers…