The price of Bitcoin (BTC) has rebounded after another drop yesterday below $38k for the second day in a row. The leading cryptocurrency is currently changing hands for around $39,666 – up almost two per cent over the past 24 hours.
Ethereum has seen similar gains since this time yesterday, currently trading for around $2,935 at time of writing. Whether the latest rally has any staying power remains to be seen, with the Fear and Greed Index that shows consumer sentiment continuing to sit in Extreme Fear.
The key story at the moment continues to be Bitcoin’s close correlation with tech stocks, which is currently at an all-time high. This means that the disappointing start to quarterly earnings has not been kind to crypto prices, with Facebook parent company Meta yesterday joining Google in announcing that it had fallen short of its projections for revenue and earnings per share for its first quarter.
Meta shares have fallen over 40 per cent since January.
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Total crypto market cap
The total capitalisation of the entire cryptocurrency market at time of writing is currently $1.818 trillion.
What Bitcoin did yesterday
We closed yesterday, April 27 2022, at a price of $39,241.12. The daily high yesterday was $39,397.92 and the daily low was $37,997.31.
Bitcoin market capitalisation
Bitcoin’s market capitalisation at time of writing is $753.63 billion. To put it into context, the market cap of gold is $11.952 trillion and Tesla is $911.04 billion.
The total spot trading volume reported by all exchanges over the last 24 hours was $31.38 billion. High volumes can indicate that a significant price movement has stronger support and is more likely to be sustained.
The price volatility of Bitcoin over the last 30 days is 32.4%.
Fear and Greed Index
Market sentiment today is 24, in Extreme Fear.
Bitcoin’s market dominance
Bitcoin’s market dominance today is 42.02. Its lowest ever recorded dominance was 37.09 on January 1 2018.
Relative Strength Index (RSI)
The daily RSI is currently 49.52. 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 – an RSI reading of 30 or below indicates an oversold or undervalued condition.
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“The nature of Bitcoin is such that once version 0.1 was released, the core design was set in stone for the rest of its lifetime.”
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