Bitcoin opened with gains on Thursday, July 14, days after being burdened with losses. The oldest cryptocurrency opened trading at $20,993 (roughly Rs. 16.70 lakh) after gaining profits by 2.33 percent on Indian exchange CoinSwitch Kuber. Even bigger gains rained over Bitcoin on international exchanges. On Binance and Coinbase for instance, BTC grew by nearly 4.20 percent to trade at $20,286 (roughly Rs. 16 lakh). In the last 24 hours, Bitcoin’s overall value has risen by 3.97 percent, showing signs of recovery.
Ether also found itself on the green side of the price chart as it opened trading on Thursday. Spiking by two percent, ETH is currently trading at $1,151 (roughly Rs. 91,800), Gadgets 360’s crypto price tracker shows.
Talking of losses, Thursday did not open with gains for stablecoins.
The current market cap of the crypto sector stands at $897 billion (roughly Rs. 71,60,501 crore), as per CoinMarketCap.
In the coming days, the Bitcoin network may encounter some snags because majority BTC mining farms in Texas, US have halted their operations owing to extreme heat conditions. The power supplier of the state has advised BCT miners to take a breather so that power supply in the region is not disrupted.
In other news, the US Treasury has opened gateway for public suggestions on crypto laws. The last date of submitting the suggestions has been decided as August 8.
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