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Cryptocurrency Prices Today August 6: Bitcoin down, Cardano biggest laggard

The price of Bitcoin is currently Rs 18.56 lakh, with a dominance of 40.36 percent. This was a 0.35 percent decrease over the day

August 06, 2022 / 08:58 AM IST
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Cryptocurrencies traded in the red early today on August 6. The global crypto market-cap is $1.10 trillion, a 1.78 percent increase over the last day. The total crypto market volume over the last 24 hours is $69.41 billion, which makes an 11.22 percent increase.

The total volume in DeFi is currently $6.54 billion, 9.43 percent of the total crypto market 24-hour volume. The volume of all stable coins is now $63.07 billion, which is 90.86 percent of the total crypto market 24-hour volume.

The price of Bitcoin is currently Rs 18.56 lakh, with a dominance of 40.36 percent. This was a 0.35 percent decrease over the day, according to data from CoinMarketCap.

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We also look at a white paper titled “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System” now referred to as the Bitcoin Whitepaper, was first released in October 2008 by Satoshi Nakamoto and included important information about how Bitcoin may enable a trust-less electronic payment system by utilising cryptographic evidence. The 14-year-old document describes how an alternative electronic cash system can allow payments to be sent directly from one party to another, without involving trusted parties like a financial institution.

As of 8.20 am on August 6, these are the prices of largest cryptocurrencies (data from WazirX):
NAMEPRICE (INR)24H %
Bitcoin18,56,199-2.8%
Ethereum1,37,101-0.57%
Tether81.80-2.34%
Cardano41.1300-2.53%
Binance Coin25,973-0.1%
XRP30.5378-0.49%
Polkadot6940.87%
Dogecoin5.64950%
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first published: Aug 6, 2022 08:58 am
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