Saturday, July 13 — The majority of the leading 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting deficits on the day by press time, as Bitcoin BTC dropped below the $ 11,450 mark once again.
Bitcoin is presently down by over 1% on the day, dealing at around $ 11,430 at press time, as per Coin360. Considering its weekly chart, the coin is up by nearly 3.8 %.
Since Cointelegraph reported yesterday, the Chairman of the United States Federal Reserve has asserted that almost no one utilizes Bitcoin for payments and that it is a speculative property just like gold.
Ether (ETH) is holding onto its place as the major altcoin by market cap, which presently stands at $28.7 billion. The second-largest altcoin, Ripple’s XRP, possesses a market cap of $14 billion at press time.
Coin360 statistics reveals that ETH has noticed its value decrease by nearly 1% over the past 24 hours. At press time, ETH is trading around $269. On the week, the coin has additionally lost over 7% of its actual worth.
XRP is down by about 3.87% during the last 24 hours as well as currently trading at around $0.333. On the week, the coin is down about 14.11 %.
Among the top 20 cryptocurrencies, the only ones reporting benefits are Chainlink (LINK), that is up over 3.8 %, Monero (XMR), which is up over 1 .5 %, and Cardano (ADA), which is up a fraction of a percent.
At press time, the entire market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies is $313 .9 billion, about 5% less than the value it reported a week ago.
As Cointelegraph reported yesterday, Ethereum’s co-founder Mihai Alisie is extremely anxious that Facebook is striving to hoodwink regulators into authorizing a centralized “cryptocurrency .”