Panic on the Cryptocurrency Market: Bitcoin Price Falls to $4,859

Mar 13, 2020 at 01:20 // News
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Coin Idol

On March 13, Bitcoin price crashed again reaching one of its lows of $4,563. The price fell by more than 38% in just 24 hours.

Just a week ago the price of Bitcoin was fluctuating around $9,050. On March 12, Bitcoin price suddenly fell from $7,380 to $6,040 and continued falling. On the night from March 12 to March 13, Bitcoin fell sharply again just $4,859. And continued falling to $4,563.

  Bitcoin price, March 13


Bitcoin experts believe that there are many reasons for Bitcoin price decline. The price of Bitcoin has been falling for several days since the massive Bitcoin sell by PlusToken scam and the beginning of the oil crisis. The pandemic of coronavirus in the world have luckily played its role on the cryptocurrency market today as well.

Bitcoin Sees 10-Month Low as Stocks Plummet in Gigantic Sell-Off 

The world’s giant cryptocurrency Bitcoin recorded its lowest price in 10 months after falling to $5,500 on March 12th (at 16:50 UTC+3) – this month will remain a trading period to remember. 

Bitcoin fell 25% in 24 hours, while major European market indexes such as Germany, France and the UK also fell at least 6%. The S&P 500 futures index and Japan's Nikkei index, the Asian stock market, also plunged 4.5%. The existing stock index and Bitcoin are showing the same price fluctuation. 

Bitcoin price chart

The fall began as President Donald Trump declared travel bans to most European countries. Through this, it would announce additional economic stimulus measures in response to the spread of the coronavirus.

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