Die letzten sieben Tage waren auf dem Cryptowährungsmarkt ziemlich schmerzhaft, da der Großteil davon gut im Minus gehandelt wird. Dies führte zu einem Verlust von 40 Milliarden US-Dollar aus der Gesamtkapitalisierung, die sich langsam 900 Milliarden US-Dollar nähert. Der offensichtlichste Ausreißer dabei ist Ripple's XRP, das um 50 % anstieg. Packen wir aus.
The price of Bitcoin is currently just under $19,000, down 5.7% over the past week. It was trading around $19,500 seven days ago and even managed to push above $20,000 on Sunday, but the bears quickly caught on and pushed BTC back towards $18,500.
From there, the cryptocurrency another attempt at recovery, but the Fed’s decision to hike rates again sent the market south, and BTC was again found around the same level at $18,500. Since then, the cryptocurrency has not recovered.
Most altcoins are also seeing significant losses, with ETH tops the list with over 12% weekly. It seems that the merger hasn’t positively impacted the price, at least for now. However, the most obvious outlier remains XRP, which has surged a whopping 50% over the past seven days.
This was mainly because the process with the US Securities and Exchange Commission is nearing a decision and it appears that the market is pricing in a positive settlement. Earlier in the week, both Ripple Labs and the SEC filed requests for an immediate decision, and a decision could come as soon as the next few months.
Elsewhere, another significant event was the fact that Nasdaq launched cryptocurrency services focused on institutional investors. The Nasdaq remains one of the largest exchanges, and its involvement in crypto is being interpreted as a sign that big money is still interested in the asset class.
However, given the macro headwinds and the general jitters and uncertainty in the broader markets, it will be very interesting to see how the coming months play out.
market capitalization: $940 billion | 24-hour band: $81 billion | BTC dominance: 37.4%
Bitcoin: $18,701 (-5.7%) | ETH: $1,289 (-12.4%) | ADA: $0.45 (-3%)
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Source: Crypto News Deutsch