According to CoinDesk data, Bitcoin rose almost 1% to $32,791 (approximately Rs 24.4 lakh). While Ether rose over 4%. However, it was trading below the $2,000 level at $1,992 (about Rs 1.48 lakh). On the other hand, Dogecoin also climbed higher at $ 0.19 (about Rs 14.6). Other digital coins like Cardano, XRP were trading with a gain of around 1% in the last 24 hours.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that one of the strong arguments for a US central bank to setup a digital currency is that it would reduce the need for private alternatives such as cryptocurrencies and stablecoins, according to another Reuters news. Can do.
Asked during a Congressional hearing whether a Fed-issued digital currency payment system would be a more viable option than the emergence of multiple cryptocurrencies or stablecoins? Powell said he agreed. A stablecoin is a cryptocurrency that attempts to set its value to a traditional currency such as the US dollar.
Trading volume on major cryptocurrency exchanges fell by more than 40% in June. Research on Monday showed that regulatory action in China and factors of depressing activity led to the decline. Data from London-based researcher CryptoCompare showed that spot trading volume fell 42.7% to $2.7 trillion. In which derivatives volume declined 40.7% to $3.2 trillion.
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