Crypto markets restless as Bitcoin ETF gears up to meet the NYSE tonight

Oct 19, 2021

By: BI India Bureau

Tonight is set to be a moment of reckoning for the world’s oldest cryptocurrency…

Bitcoin

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The US’ securities watchdog has greenlit the listing of a Bitcoin ETF

And, it’s set to hit the NYSE tonight

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Bitcoin currently stands at $62,800

Merely a stone’s throw of its all time high of $64,800 on April 14

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Crypto enthusiasts are hopeful it will catalyse further Bitcoin buying…

By attracting a horde of new institutional investors

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Binance Coin is up by 5.16 percent in the last 24 hours

Its price is currently at $495.23

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The surge in Binance Coin comes after burning almost $64 million worth of tokens

The burn has been the most valuable in terms of dollars to date

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The rest of the market, however, remains uncertain

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Ethereum continues to stay around $3,800

And, Cardano is unable to break out from its $2.15 levels

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XRP too is stable at around $1.10

While Solana is flat at $158.47

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Polkadot has seen marginally heavier momentum

The cryptocurrency is down by 2.88 percent at a price of $41.32

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Dogecoin has seen a push thanks to Elon Musk’s cryptic tweets

The token is up by 3.65 percent at $0.248

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Disclaimer

These are the top cryptocurrencies by volume according to CoinMarketCap | Prices updated as of October 19, 9 am IST and may change over the course of the day

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