Bitcoin At $10,000 Level As Crypto Markets Go All Red Arrowsbr>
Bitcoin was down slightly more than seven percent today, dipping to the $10,000 per single coin level in the first significant moves in days.
The rest of the cryptocurrency markets showed red arrows, falling five to 10 percent over the last 24 hours as uncertainty on government regulations and increased bearish comments from observers depress investor optimism and momentum.
Bitcoin market highlights for the 24 hours ending January 30, 2018 at 1:00 pm U.S. Eastern Time
The highest price seen was $11,751.20 on the LakeBTC exchange at 1:01 pm yesterday. LakeBTC saw $35,415,900 of bitcoin change hands.
The lowest price seen was $10,217.00 on Bitstamp’s exchange at 10:42 am today. Bitstamp’s 24 hour volume was $143,253,000.
The average price on the surveyed exchanges, as weighed by volume, was $10,988.96.
Volatility was a bit lower than average, with the BlockTribune Volatility Index coming in at 47.4. A higher number indicates greater price volatility with 50 describing an average day.
These statistics were consolidated from 13 different exchanges. It includes only BTC/USD trades and only on those exchanges that had at least 1% of the total volume of BTC/USD trades during the measurement period.