Bitcoin, Ether gain; Dogecoin is biggest loser in top 10 cryptos
Bitcoin and Ether gained in Asian trading on Tuesday afternoon, with Dogecoin leading declines across the top 10 non-stablecoin cryptocurrencies.
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- Bitcoin inched up 0.24% over the past 24 hours and was trading at US$16,785 by 4:30 p.m. in Hong Kong, and Ether declined 2.07% to US$1,207, according to CoinMarketCap.
- Dogecoin declined 4.95% to US$0.07399, down by 16.44% over the last seven days. Twitter CEO Elon Musk did not immediately name his successor after Twitter users voted to oust him as company chief.
- Litecoin gained 2.68% to US$64.94, down by 13.79% over the last seven days. Litcoin’s hash rate rose by about 9% in seven days.
- BNB increased 0.32% to US$247.71. Bankrupt crypto lender Voyager said on Monday that it has accepted a bid by Binance.US for assets that Voyager valued at US$1.022 billion. On the same day, Reuters published a special report about a lack of clarity around Binance’s financial information.
- Asia equity markets retreated following Wall Street’s losses overnight. Japan’s Nikkei 225 dropped 2.46%, the Shanghai Composite Index decreased 1.07%, and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index slipped 1.33%.
- In a jolt to global markets, the Bank of Japan has unexpectedly widened its 10-year Japanese government bond yield range from 25 bps to 50 bps.
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