The bitcoin exchange rate is kept close to 15 thousand dollars after the fall

© AP Photo / Kin Seipati BitcoinThe bitcoin exchange rate is kept close to 15 thousand dollars after the fall© AP Photo / Kin Cheung

The world’s most popular cryptocurrency bitcoin (bitcoin) retains its position about 15 thousand dollars after a significant drop last week, follows from the data of the auction.

According to CoinMarketCap, as at 8.37 MSK bitcoin rose in price by 11%, to 15.42 thousands of dollars. On the stock exchange Bitfinex to the bitcoin price rose by 11.3% to 15.08 thousands of dollars on GDAX — by 9.25%, to 15.48 thousand dollars. And according to Coindesk, bitcoin rose in price by 10%, to 15.3 thousand dollars.

After reaching the level of 20 thousand dollars on 17 December, the bitcoin began to rapidly lose value, at the end of last week, the cryptocurrency is dropping to 13 thousand dollars and below. After that, the price of bitcoin the beginning of the correctional growth. «The cryptocurrency market have soared to astronomical heights, so it needs to come back to reality,» — said a senior market analyst at eToro’s Mati Greenspan (Mati Greenspan), whose words lead Agency Bloomberg.

Cryptocurrency Ethereum has risen in price by 3.3%, to 767,98 dollar, Bitcoin Cash — 6.9%, to 3.05 thousand dollars, Ripple — rose in price by 9.5%, to 1.12 dollar, according to CoinMarketCap. Market capitalization of cryptocurrency, according to CoinMarketCap, is currently 582,03 billion dollars, and a week earlier, the index was near the level of 600-630 billion. The share of bitcoin at this point is approximately 44% of the total market of cryptocurrencies, Ethereum — 13%, Bitcoin Cash — 9%.

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.