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Bitcoin price rally cools down as Polkadot gains 34% in first week of ‘altseason’

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Bitcoin (BTC) fell under $26,000 on Dec. 29 as contemporary fallout from Ripple’s threatened U.S. lawsuit was felt all through crypto markets.

Cryptocurrency market overview. Supply: Coin360

BTC worth dips as Coinbase halts XRP buying and selling

Information from Cointelegraph Markets, Coin360 and TradingView confirmed BTC/USD hitting lows of $25,830 throughout Tuesday buying and selling.

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$27,000 assist failed to carry in a single day, sparking a retest of decrease ranges which now middle on $26,000. On the weekend, Bitcoin hit all-time highs of $28,400 earlier than swiftly reversing.

BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Supply: TradingView

The most recent losses come as XRP, the fourth-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, hits $0.23 because of main U.S. trade Coinbase opting to suspend trading from subsequent month. The reason being a lawsuit from the U.S. Securities and Trade Fee (SEC), which threatens to categorise XRP as an unlicensed safety and make buying and selling all of it however unimaginable.

“There may be going to be a rangebound development, after which 2021 will more than likely escape once more,” Cointelegraph Markets analyst Michaël van de Poppe summarized about Bitcoin’s short-term views in a video update on Monday.