Bitcoin is up by half a per cent this morning, trading around $26.4k. Ethereum (Ether) has notched gains of 1.7% and is changing hands for around $1.6k.
The majority of the larger cryptocurrencies are trading somewhere in the middle. The Fear and Greed Index still indicates some lingering fear in the markets as high interest rates continue to sway the sceptre.
While investors try to gauge which way the market will go, Gary Gensler, the Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), is testifying in front of Congress about the SEC’s handling of crypto regulation in the US.
There have been a few heated exchanges between the Chair and House representatives, particularly around the SEC’s “crusade against the digital assets ecosystem”, as Rep Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.) said yesterday.
Yesterday’s Crypto AM Daily
In the Markets
The Bitcoin Economy
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🌅Total crypto market cap
🔵 $1.05 trillion
What Bitcoin did yesterday
🔺 Daily high $26,541
🔻 Daily low $26,339
Bitcoin market capitalisation
🟠 BTC $516.170 billion
🟡 Gold $12.498 trillion
💳 Visa $477.31 billion
🪣 Total spot trading volume $12.9 billion
FTSE/JSE Top 40
Fear and Greed Index
Bitcoin’s market dominance
Relative Strength Index (RSI)
Values of 70 or above indicate that an asset is becoming overbought and may be primed for a trend reversal or experience a correction in price, while 30 or below indicates an oversold or undervalued condition.
📣 What they said yesterday
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