The bitcoin exchange rate went on to decline

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The world’s most popular cryptocurrency bitcoin (bitcoin) on Monday morning, trading around the level of 19 thousand dollar after reaching a record high of 20 thousand dollars on a Sunday, it follows from these trades.

According to CoinMarketCap, as at 08.52 GMT bitcoin was cheaper on 1,86%, to 19.05 thousands of dollars. The total capitalization of bitcoin was 319,01 billion dollars. On the stock exchange Bitfinex to the bitcoin price rose by 0.18%, to 18.87 thousands of dollars on GDAX was down by 1.36%, to 19,12 thousands of dollars. According to Coindesk, bitcoin dropping 0.61% to 18.97 thousands of dollars.

At the weekend, bitcoin broke two records on Saturday exceeded 19 thousand dollars, and on Sunday reached 20 thousand dollars.

On Sunday, the world’s largest operator of futures exchanges CME Group (Mercantile exchange Chicago Mercantile Exchange) started trading futures on bitcoin. The starting price of futures contracts for January 2018 made up of 20.65 thousands of dollars. After the start of trading cost futures rose slightly, and then began to decline, and at 08.55 MSK was 19.39 thousands of dollars. A week earlier, was running trading on bitcoin futures at the Chicago Board options exchange (CBOE).

Cryptocurrency Ethereum, in turn, falls in price on 1,43%, to 714,85 dollar, Bitcoin Cash — is growing at 0.48 percent, to 1.84 thousand dollars, the Ripple is reduced by 5.72% to 71 cents, according to data from CoinMarketCap. The market capitalization of cryptocurrencies, according to the portal, in General, is at present about 583 billion dollars.

Service CoinMarketCap allows you to track the average price and capitalization of each of the currently existing cryptocurrencies. When calculating the average market price for bitcoin in dollars, the aggregator calculates the data with more than 20 exchanges. Coindesk is a media resource specializing in cryptocurrencies. Calculates the average price of bitcoin on its us dollar value on the four largest global cryptomeria: Bitfinex, Bitstamp, Coinbase and itBit.