Bitcoin has started the day in a negative mood. At press time, the largest cryptocurrency by market cap is trading at $46,382.15 (-0.42%), according to CoinMarketCap.
Chart of the USD/BTC trading pair from EXANTE
For its part, Ether has risen to $3,812.49 (+1.1%), while Binance Coin has dropped by 0.05% and is now trading at $512.52.
Yesterday we shared the news the number of countries that have banned cryptocurrencies in their jurisdictions has increased 2-fold over the last 3 years, highlighting the expansion of cryptocurrencies around the world and that regulators are taking measures to control their use.
In addition, we also reported that the shares of US giant Apple recorded a greater increase than Bitcoin over the past year. In particular, the iPhone maker's shares grew by 40% in 2021, while Bitcoin rose by 38%.
According to CoinMarketCap’s ranking, 6 currencies on the top 10 are in red.
As for the market cap of all currencies listed in CoinMarketCap, it stays at $2,231,711,775,634.
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