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Bitcoin has started the day with a positive dynamic. At press time, the largest cryptocurrency by market cap is trading at $6.878,92 (+2.36%), according to CoinMarketCap.

Chart of the USD/BTC trading pair from EXANTE

For its part, Ethereum has grown to $157.38 (+2.44%), while XRP has climbed by 1.83% and is now trading at $0.187.

FxPro's team of analysts say:

"Over the last 24 hours, Bitcoin has grown by more than 2% and is currently trading at around $6,900. The largest crypto by market cap has registered a constant growth during the last day coinciding with a reduction of trading volumes. During the past 24 hours, the trading volume on the Bitcoin network has fallen by 13%, while the fear and greed index of the reference crypto has jumped by 4 points, remaining in the 'extreme fear' area.

The largest Bitcoin transaction in history has recently been executed. Crypto trading platform Bitfinex has transferred 161,500 BTCs (about $1.1B) between its wallets for a fee of less than $1. It's hard to imagine a more impressive announcement of the advantages of cryptocurrencies over traditional banking. However, fluctuations in their price prevent Bitcoin from becoming a means of payment for the masses."

According to CoinMarketCap’s ranking, 9 currencies on the top 10 are in green.

As for the market cap of all currencies listed in CoinMarketCap, it stays at $196,377,606,516.

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