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Bitcoin Price Plummets: Crypto Bears Urged to Monitor Key Support Level

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Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Market Update: Bitcoin Falls as Mt. Gox Creditors Prepare to Sell

Cryptocurrency investors are on edge as Bitcoin and other digital assets take a tumble early Friday. The market is feeling the pressure as more than $9.4 billion worth of Bitcoin owed to creditors of the collapsed Mt. Gox exchange is set to hit the market.

Bitcoin, the leading cryptocurrency, saw a 5.1% drop in the past 24 hours, trading at $61,077. This comes after reaching a record high near $74,000 in mid-March. The decline is raising concerns among investors who have been closely monitoring the volatile market.

Mt. Gox’s trustee announced that repayments to creditors will begin in July, potentially leading to a wave of selling from those who have been waiting for over a decade since the exchange’s collapse in 2014. The uncertainty surrounding these repayments is adding to the market’s instability.

Ether, the second-largest cryptocurrency, also experienced a 6% drop, trading at $3,292. Despite the recent decline, Ether has seen a significant 75% increase over the past year, showing resilience in the face of market fluctuations.

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s recent approval of rule changes for spot Ether exchange-traded funds is expected to bring further changes to the market. Chair Gary Gensler mentioned that final approvals for ETFs should be granted this summer, potentially impacting the crypto landscape.

Smaller cryptocurrencies, known as altcoins, were also in the red, with Solana falling 7.1%, Cardano dropping 3.9%, and Dogecoin falling 4.4%. The overall market sentiment remains cautious as investors navigate the uncertainties in the crypto space.

For more updates on the cryptocurrency market, stay tuned for the latest developments.

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