Bitcoin is growing today. At press time, the largest cryptocurrency by market cap is trading at $7,238.34 $ (+1.45%).
Chart of the USD/BTC trading pair from EXANTE
For its part, Ethereum has jumped to $129.7 (+0.08%), while XRP has fallen by 0.4% and is now trading at $0.19.
The effects of the upcoming Bitcoin halving are already visible. For instance, it has recently been known Chinese crypto-mining giant Bitmain is exploring the possibility of laying off another 50% of staff before the BTC halving, scheduled for May.
Although the reference cryptocurrency fell below the $7,000 mark yesterday for a short time, it has managed to grow above that level.
The crypto's dominance index stays at 68.4%, while the total market cap reaches 191,975,522,330.
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