Bitcoin Still Up, But Crypto Top Ten Is In Red Arrow Territory

Investing, News | July 9, 2018 By:

The cryptocurrency markets continued to creep up on tiny cat feet this morning, as investors shaved a bit of profits, but still kept momentum positive.

At mid-morning, bitcoin stood at $6,800 per single coin, down slightly over the last 24 hour period, but up from last week. The rest of the market was laboring, with the top ten coins mostly down two to five percent over the same time frame.

Bitcoin market highlights for the 24 hours ending July 9, 2018 at 1:00 pm US Eastern Time

The highest price seen was $7,279.53 on the DigiFinex exchange at 1:43 pm yesterday. DigiFinex saw $26,291,900 of bitcoin change hands.

The lowest price seen was $6,606.46 on CoinsBank’s exchange at 7:01 pm yesterday. CoinsBank’s 24 hour volume was $15,044,100.

The average price on the surveyed exchanges, as weighed by volume, was $6,757.69.

Volatility was a bit lower than average, with the BlockTribune Volatility Index coming in at 44.7. A higher number indicates greater price volatility with 50 describing an average day.

These statistics were consolidated from 20 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.