Today's bitcoin news (April 13): Crumbles below $ 7,000

Non-stop fluctuations

After rising to 7,200 USD yesterday, the price Bitcoin Today continued to be not very positive when the currency even fell to the threshold of 6,600 USD.

The rapid decline of bitcoin has also made the altcoin market look 'hot'.

Bitcoin price movement over the past 24 hours
Bitcoin price movement over the past 24 hours

In the past 24 hours, the price of bitcoin recorded the highest at $ 7,201 and the lowest was $ 6,600.

Bitcoin price today (April 13) at 8:55 at US $ 6,698, down 2.61% from the previous 24 hours.

Bitcoin exchange rate
Bitcoin exchange rate

Like yesterday bitcoin and the ‘friends’ in today's session are mostly in red only.

There are 89 of the top 100 cryptocurrencies by market value that are down from the previous 24 hours, with the highest reduction of 7.90% of the Maker Copper (MKR).

Overview of the cryptocurrency market
Overview of the cryptocurrency market

In the top 10, all currencies dropped compared to the last 24 hours.

Top 10 cryptocurrencies by market capitalization
Top 10 cryptocurrencies by market capitalization

The total market capitalization of cryptocurrencies recorded at 8:55 at 191.81 billion USD, down 5 billion USD from the previous 24 hours.

Total market capitalization of cryptocurrencies
Total market capitalization of cryptocurrencies

The market's 24-hour trading volume dropped to US $ 130.68 billion, an increase of US $ 22 billion compared to April 12.

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Bitfinex trades 1.1 billion USD of bitcoin for a fee of 0.68 USD

When someone transferred 161,500 bitcoins on April 10 for a fee of just 0.00010019 bitcoins, about $ 0.68, the digital currency was abuzz.

According to the transaction details on the blockchain, this user transferred about $ 1.1 billion in bitcoin at the time. Accordingly, 15,000 bitcoins were transferred to an unknown wallet, while the remaining 146,500 BTC was transferred back to the original wallet.

Twitter user KRMA_0 was the first to discover the transaction, then received an immediate response from Bitfinex. Paolo Ardoino, technical director of Bitfinex, said the exchange transferred the money to a hot wallet, then transferred to the original address.

By comparison, $ 1,018 billion of bitcoin transactions on September 6 (94,504 BTC) were conducted for a fee of $ 700.

Cash App users can withdraw money from the economic stimulus package through the bitcoin application

Square's Cash App allows non-US residents to file tax returns to register for payment through their mobile payment app.

This move was taken after the company failed to convince the US Treasury Department to let them distribute the stimulus package to the US population.

Square's website says the app will provide "a link and account number you can use to send this stimulus money directly to your Cash App balance."

The race to apply for blockchain patents

Chinese tech giants Tencent and Alibaba filed the most patent applications for blockchain patents in 2019, according to research conducted by Steven Block of The Block.

Most notably, Tencent filed 718 blockchain patents in a total of more than 5,800, while the Alibaba Group filed 470. These are two names that account for more than 20% of the total.

After Tencent and Alibaba are WeBank, Ruize Technology and Ant Financial, all based in China.

Overall, about 63% of companies with more than 20 blockchain patent applications are based in China, followed by the United States.

It is worth noting that while in 2019 there were more than 5,800 patent applications, only 3% of them were granted in the same year.

Large cryptocurrency exchange Japan issued $ 25 million in new shares

According to an announcement on April 10, DeCurret, a cryptocurrency exchange from Japan, announced that it had issued new shares worth 2.75 billion yen (about 25 million USD).

DeCurret plans to use the capital to enhance its trading services for currently listed cryptocurrencies.

In addition, the exchange wants to push ahead with the expansion of digital currencies and cryptocurrency payment services in Japan.

While Decurret has been authorized by the Japan Financial Services Authority to operate as a registered cryptocurrency exchange since the start of trading in April 2019, the exchange may face challenges. more legal in this country when Japan's new cryptocurrency laws go into effect on May 1.

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