Markets Trade Sideways, Bitcoin Touches $6,600 Earlier Today


Bitcoin (BTC) is slightly down around 0.3 percent today, trading at $6,627 at press time. During the day, the major cryptocurrency dipped two dollars below the $6,600 threshold, and the intraday high amounted to $6,669. While markets continues to fluctuate in a mostly stagnant manner, Bitcoin is holding around 2 percent of weekly gains, as well as 5 percent gains over the past 30 days. Bitcoin’s dominance has been remaining almost flat within the day

Ethereum (ETH) has been trading around the same levels within the day, fluctuating between $226 and $231. The second cryptocurrency by market cap is down just over 1 percent over the past 24 hours, and is trading at $227 at press time, up around 3 percent over the past 7 days.

Ripple (XRP) has seen bigger fluctuations over the 24 hour period, down around 2 percent, and trading at $0.48 at press time. Also considerably down around 10 percent on the week, the third top cryptocurrency is still holding its monthly gains, up around 77 percent over the past 30 days