Bitcoin surged to hit over $7,500. It is now trading at up to $7,546 at several cryptocurrency exchanges such as Upbit, Binance, KuCoin, Bithumb, and others. On the other hand, stock markets have been on the decline as institutional selling and coronavirus treatment development failed to prove.
On April 6, the Central Bank of Korea (BOK) announced it is planning to test the central bank digital currency (CBDC), a digital won. This new currency will be used for micro-payments first, and, if successful, we might see its wide adoption.
Ripple has consistently dropped within the last 48 hours. After its consolidation over the previous support of $0.24 for two weeks, XRP dropped to a low of $0.20. Currently, the bulls have been making concerted efforts to defend the support at $0.20 since March 8. Buyers make an upward move to a high of $0.21 but face resistance.