Crypto markets little changed after Christmas; Bitcoin at $16,800

Quick Take

  • Bitcoin traded around $16,800 on Tuesday, down 0.2% over the past 24 hours. 
  • Crypto prices have generally been steady at the start of the week.

Crypto prices have mostly kept steady through the beginning of the week, with bitcoin and ether fluctuating 0.2% over the past 24 hours.

The coins traded at around $16,800 and $1,200, respectively.

Traditional markets were slightly lower at the opening, with the S&P 500 falling 0.9% and the Nasdaq 100 down by 0.4%.


BTCUSD Chart by TradingView

Solana dropped 3.5%, while OKB, which is issued by exchange OKX, was up 5%. Ripple's XRP rose by 3%.

OKBUSD Chart by TradingView

Coinbase and Silvergate were down by 6%, while Galaxy Digital and MicroStrategy fell around 3%.

Bitcoin miner Argo Blockchain suspended trading on Nasdaq in an anticipation of an announcement that it will release Wednesday before the open.

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