Bitcoin, the most popular crypto currency in the world, has become cheaper as the interest of investors is increasingly evoked by new virtual coins, RIA Novosti reports.
According to the portal CoinMarketCap, as of 9.08 mscs, bitcoin became cheaper by 6.76%, to 14.3 thousand dollars.
At the Bitfinex exchange, the Crypto-currency fell by 7.65%, to 14.1 thousand dollars, on the GDAX - by 7.46%, to 14.1 thousand dollars.
According to the portal Coindesk, bitcoin went down by 2.58%, to 14.06 thousand dollars.
Recently, investors are increasingly paying attention to new crypto-currencies with limited applications. So, the interest of market participants was attracted by the statement of the American manufacturer of photographic equipment Kodak on the launch of crypto currency for photographers KodakCoin and its own block-chain platform. The company's shares after that went up by 119% on Tuesday trading results, and on pre-trades of Wednesday they continue to rise by 46%.
In addition, Dentacoin, a crypto currency intended for use in the dental industry, reached a total capitalization of $2.3 billion on Monday, according to CoinMarketCap. Thus, the capitalization of the crypto currency since the beginning of January has increased approximately 15 times.
As for other alternative crypto currencies, Ethereum went up by 15.94%, to 1.4 thousand dollars, Ripple - fell in price by 20.1%, to 1.9 dollars, Bitcoin Cash - grew in value by 3.5%, up to 2.5 thousand dollars, CoinMarketCap data shows. Capitalization of the market, according to the service, is currently 718.9 billion dollars, bitcoin accounts for about 33% of the entire market of crypto-currencies.