The exchange rate of bitcoin on 18 January 2019 Friday, remains constant and does not deviate far from the mark 3600. The stock market froze after the bad news about Ethereum.
The total capitalization of the cryptocurrency market is at the level of 122,228 billion. Capitalization of bitcoin is 64,008 billion.
Thursday January 17, as of 19:00, bitcoin exchange rate BTC/USD is at a level of 3635 US dollars. Bitcoin price increased by only $ 15 compared to yesterday.
The stock market is influenced by the bad news about the delayed hard forks of Ethereum, which was held on January 16. Investors are concerned about the vulnerability of digital currencies.
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The exchange rate of the cryptocurrency against this background, stained red. Bitcoin Cash decreased during the day, at 1.26% to $ 126, capitalization 2,297 billion. Ripple fell by 0.89% to $ 0.3273, capitalization Aldona 13.470 billion Ethereum dropped for the day at 1.43% to 121.38 $ 12,846 capitalization of billion dollars. Bitcoin Gold lost per day 1.43% and is trading at $ 11.91.
Additional negative news for the stock market was the announcement that the Google Ads stopped to show users ads with the name of althena Ethereum.
The exchange rate of bitcoin on 18 January 2019
Earlier, an expert told about all the risks of the cryptocurrency market. The new York office of the attorney General (OAG) published a report on cryptocurrency trading platforms. The main conclusion was that most exchanges are subject to risks of manipulation, as well as in the market there is often a conflict of interest and other risks to consumers.
The procedure of analysis of the work of the crypto exchanges the new York district attorney launched a former city attorney Eric Schneiderman in April 2018. Voluntary exchanges had to submit in the Agency response to 34 questions. The result was the report “Initiative to ensure the integration of virtual markets”. The report States that several of the cryptocurrency platforms OAG said about the impossibility to control or prevent manipulation in the market. However, such major exchanges, like Gemini, have sufficient experience and resources to effectively track and confront the manipulation.
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