Bitcoin (BTC) Market Cap Breaches $100 Billion for the First Time in 13 Months
Taking a look at the market capitalization of Bitcoin shows that the largest digital currency has fallen below $100 billion for the first time since October 2017.
As a result, Bitcoin currently makes up around 55.5% of the AltDex 100 Index (ALT100), a benchmark index for large-cap coins and tokens. The second and third positions in the index are occupied by XRP (XRP) and Ethereum (ETH), which both constitute roughly 10% of the index.
Bitcoin bulls could be in for some more pain, as some analysts have made calls within the $2-4K range. Bitcoin now trades significantly lower than the end-of-year price targets made by the most-followed Bitcoin investors, Tom Lee and Michael Novogratz.
BTC is currently down over 12% Thursday to $5,499, giving the coin a $95.5 billion market cap.
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