Saturday, Sept. 7 — The Bitcoin price is holding around the $10,400 price mark after the largest cryptocurrency got rejected in its attempt to break $11,000.
Bitcoin was well on its way to the $11,000 price mark, hitting an intraday high of $10,895 when it lost $400 in less than an hour of trading. At press time the world’s most popular cryptocurrency is trading at $10,350, down 2.12% on the day.
The upward momentum seen in the 12% seven-day gains excited analyst, however, bullish sentiments could be short-lived now that Bitcoin has yet again failed to break the $11,000 mark.
The number one altcoin Ether (ETH) is also taking a sharp nosedive and is currently trading at $169 per coin, down 2.44% on the day.
Ripple’s XRP token, which has been trading completely flat for the better part of the week, is in the midst of a downward price trend showing a loss of around 1.97% on the day. At press time, the world’s third-most popular coin is trading at $0.25.
The worst-performing top 20 altcoins are IOTA (MIOTA) down 4.41%, TRON (TRX) down 5% and Algorand (ALGO), which is seeing a whopping 17.73% loss over the 24-hour period at press time.
Only three out of top-20 coins by market cap are seeing minor gains at press time, with Bitcoin SV (BSV) showing negligible gains of 0.22% on the day.
The overall crypto market capitalization is $262 billion as of press time, with Bitcoin’s share accounting for 70.9% of the total.
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