Bitcoin Starts The Year At $14,000 Level

Investing, News | January 1, 2018 By:

Bitcoin market highlights for the 24 hours ending January 1, 2018 at 1:00 pm U.S. Eastern Time

The highest price seen was $14,426.80 on the Kraken exchange at 1:54 am today. Kraken saw $29,074,000 of bitcoin change hands.

The lowest price seen was $12,626.00 on CoinsBank’s exchange at 9:12 am today. CoinsBank’s 24 hour volume was $26,380,500.

The average price on the surveyed exchanges, as weighed by volume, was $13,613.16.

Volatility was a bit lower than average, with the BlockTribune Volatility Index coming in at 45.2. A higher number indicates greater price volatility with 50 describing an average day.

These statistics were consolidated from 12 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.