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Bitcoin, crypto market dive to lowest mark since February

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Almost US$250 billion has been wiped from the cryptocurrency market since Thursday, with Bitcoin tumbling below US$35,000 on Monday for the first time since February.

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Fast facts

  • Fellow market leader Ethereum was trading at US$2,532 at press time.
  • Terra LUNA was among the biggest losers, dropping by as much as 25% over the weekend, and is trading at US$64.26 at press time.
  • However, Algorand gained 12% to trade at US$0.7233 at press time, following a recent string of high-profile partnerships such as the FIFA World Cup.
  • TRON also continued its monthlong price tear by gaining over 8% over the weekend to trade at US$0.08724 at press time. 
  • The downturn follows the U.S. Federal Reserve announcing a 50 basis points interest rate hike. 

See related article: Bitcoin flirts with US$40K as Fed stamps highest rate hike in 22 years



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