Different from yesterday's movements, price Bitcoin Today in particular and the price of other cryptocurrencies in general fell into a sharp decline with great speed.
Over the past hours, the bulls have been losing to the bears when they have broken the $ 10,000 mark, sometimes even falling to $ 9,850.
Bitcoin exchange rate Today (February 16) recorded at 10h25 at 10,015 USD, down 2.55% compared to the previous 24 hours.
The market today is filled with red, with 84/100 falling cryptocurrencies compared to the last 24 hours. In which, the strongest decrease was 13.09% of Bytecoin.
Among the top 10 leading cryptocurrencies by market value, 9/10 have depreciated compared to the past 24 hours. Bitcoin SV is the strongest loser with 10.2% and EOS also recorded a decrease of 9.2%.
The total market capitalization of the digital currency recorded at 10h25 at $ 296.11 billion, down $ 11 billion from the previous 24 hours.
24-hour trading volume rose slightly to US $ 171.60 billion, an increase of US $ 8 billion compared to February 15.
Some news of the day
Eight months ago, the Financial Task Force on Anti-Money Laundering (FATF) issued guidance on digital currencies, applying traditional banking regulations to the digital money segment.
Notably: require a "digital money service provider" or VASP, including an exchange and wallet provider, to disclose customer information when it comes to transactions of USD 1,000 or more, including sender's and recipient's name, address, account details.
The Anti-Money Laundering Directive of the European Union also began to take effect on January 10.
While many countries are arguing about central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), the Bahamas are planning to launch their currencies within 2020.
John Rolle, the governor of the Bahamas Central Bank (CBOB), has just confirmed that the country's digital currency will be launched across the islands in the second half of 2020, according to the Sand Dollar project on February 13.
Earlier, the country tested on Exuma Island in December 2019.