The crypto price charts, that have been showing losses for majority cryptocurrencies for most part of this week, are finally reflecting gains next to some assets. Bitcoin on Wednesday, December 21, opened with a minor gain of 0.63 percent to trade at the price point of $16,842 (roughly Rs. 13.9 lakh). The first cryptocurrency to have ever been developed in 2009, settled with similar small profits on international exchanges such as Binance, Coinbase, and CoinMarketCap to trade at the same price point.
Ether garnered slightly bigger profits than Bitcoin. With a value hike of 1.46 percent, ETH is currently trading at $1,210 (roughly Rs. 1 lakh). With this, ETH has grown by $26 (roughly Rs. 2,150) in the last 24 hours.
“The US treasury bond yields continued rising, with the 10-year and 30-year rising to 3.58 percent and 3.6 percent, respectively. The spread between the 10-year and two-year spread dropped to -69.85. This performance is a reflection that the market expects interest rates will remain at an elevated level for a while,” the CoinDCX research team told Gadgets 360.
As per CoinMarketCap, the overall crypto market rose by 0.20 percent in the last 24 hours. Regardless, the total valuation of the crypto sector stands at $808 billion (roughly Rs. 66,87,654 crore).
“On-chain analysis metric, Bitcoin MVRV indicator signals extreme market cooling, which usually occurs at the end of a bear market. Historically, 31 months after each halving, MVRV reached the same low level. Interestingly, in all previous cycles, the indicator has been in virtually similar regions during this period,” the CoinDCX research team noted.
Despite the ongoing crypto slowdown, a bunch of fintech firms are looking to drive crypto adoption for day-to-day purchases.
Visa, for instance, is exploring a possibility to enable people make their telephone and electricity payments via auto-deductions from self-custodial crypto wallets.
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