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Cryptocurrency prices slumped on Monday as the entire virtual coin market went through a fresh correction.

Bitcoin, the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, was just hovering above $47,100 down nearly 4 per cent at around 2 pm. Bitcoin’s market capitalisation fell below $900 billion as investors engaged in profit booking. The trade volume over the past 24 hours stood at $1.74 billion.

Ether, the native token on the Ethereum platform, also fell over five per cent and was trading just below $3,800. Ethereum’s market capitalisation has fallen to $452 billion and the 24-hour trade volume has jumped to 2.5 billion.

Prices of all other popular cryptocurrencies also dipped sharply in the wake of higher profit booking amid increased uncertainty among investors.

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Commenting on the market momentum, Edul Patel, CEO and Co-founder, Mudrex- A Global Algorithm Based Crypto Investment Platform, said, “The sell-off across the crypto market continued over the past 24 hours. All of the top 30 cryptocurrencies ended in the red.”

“Bitcoin fell below the $47,000 mark and Ethereum hovered around $3700. Technicals suggest that the market may correct some more,” he added.

“The coming 24 hours would likely give a clear view of the market direction.”

Here are the latest prices and trends of popular cryptocurrencies:

CryptocurrencyPrice (US Dollar)24-hour changeMarket capVolume (24 Hours)
Bitcoin47,409.99-3.40%$896.05 billion$1.73 billion
Ether$3,824.94-5.09%$453 billion$2.5 billion
Dogecoin0.160992-2.55%$21.31 billion$971.30 million
Litecoin148.62-4.82%$10.28 billion$89.48 million
XRP0.793117-4.94%$79.30 billion$$3.38 billion
Cardano1.24-5.81%$40.87 billion$169.72 million

DISCLAIMER: The cryptocurrency prices have been updated as of 2:30 pm and will change as the day progresses. The list is intended to give a rough idea regarding popular cryptocurrency trends and will be updated daily.

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