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Bitcoin Price Plunges $500 Within Minutes to 5-Month Low Below $7,500

Bitcoin Price Plunges $500 Within Minutes to 5-Month Low Below $7,500
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The bitcoin price has plunged by nearly 10%  on Wednesday to fall near a 5-month low.

After flirting with a move to the upside above $8,000, the leading cryptocurrency dropped sharply below to just under $7,500.

Bitcoin price chart | Source: TradingView

Other major-cap cryptocurrencies also followed Bitcoin’s spiraling crash by falling between 4% and 9% in value. The most adversely affected were the Bitcoin variants – BCH and BSV.

Bitcoin trading near the ~$7,500 figure marks a low last recorded in June. Since the yearly high also registered in June, the crypto asset has now lost about 45% of its value. It has however nearly doubled in value since the start of the year.5

This story is developing…click here for a real-time bitcoin price chart.

This article was edited by Samburaj Das.

Last modified (UTC): October 23, 2019 13:44

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