Bitcoin, Ether edge lower in Asian trading, Dogecoin ends July with gains
Bitcoin and Ethereum were trading lower by 1.3% and 0.4% over the past 24 hours in Monday evening trade in Hong Kong.
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- Bitcoin was trading down 1.3% at US$23,331.73 over the past 24 hours at 5:20 p.m. HKT on Monday, according to data from CoinMarketCap. The world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization had reached a 24-hour high of US$24,121.64.
- Ethereum was down 0.4% over the past 24 hours at US$1,688.82 at 5:20 p.m. HKT, the data showed. It reached a 24-hour high of US$1,745.88 on Monday.
- Dogecoin, under selling pressure following Crypto.com’s removal from its rewards program in June along with some other memecoins, posted a 3.3% gain for the month of July, according to CoinMarketCap data. It was down 0.9% over the past 24 hours at US$0.06929.
- Asian shares were mostly in the green with the Nikkei closing up 0.7% and the Hang Seng index ending up 0.05%.
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