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$65,868.36
0.58%
$65,847.56 24H Price $67,139.85

BTC Price Live Data

Bitcoin today's live price is $65,868.36 USD with a 24-hour trading volume of $24,232,423,379 USD. Bitcoin has dropped by 0.59% in the last 24 hours. The current ranking is #1, with a live market cap of $1,296,919,130,144 USD, and a circulating supply of 19,689,559 BTC coins.

Market Cap
-0.58%
$1,296,919,130,144
Volume (24h)
-2.26%
$24,232,423,379
Circulating Supply
19,689,559 BTC
Fully Diluted Market Cap
$ 1,383,235,740,984

BTC RELATED NEWS

Strike CEO: Bitcoin is better than gold due to limited issuance and decentralization

Jack Mallers, CEO and co-founder of Bitcoin payment company Strike, stated that due to its limited supply and decentralization, Bitcoin is superior to gold.

Bitcoin mining revenue in February was US$1.39 billion, a month-on-month increase of 2.96%

On March 3, data from The Block shows that Bitcoin mining revenue reached $1.39 billion in February, a 2.96% increase from the previous month. In addition, Ethereum block validators' income increased by 14% to $214 million in February, with transaction fees accounting for $42.13 million.

Bitcoin Core developer Peter Todd will attend the Bitcoin Asia conference

On March 3rd, Bitcoin Core developer Peter Todd confirmed his attendance at the Bitcoin Asia conference. Peter Todd is a well-known early developer of Bitcoin Core and also the cornerstone of the RGB protocol, which proposes single-use seals and client verification for the first time.

BTC breaks through $62,000

According to market data, BTC has broken through $62,000 and is currently trading at $62,013.2. The intraday decline has reached 0.32%, and the market is volatile. Please be prepared for risk control.

Crypto Biz: Blockchain B2B trending, Telegram’s new ad platform, and more

This week’s Crypto Biz examines concerns over chip shortages and sustainability issues for crypto miners, Telegram’s new ad platform, Kraken’s expansion into institutional investors, and more.

Glassnode: The stock of Bitcoin OTC platform is less than 500, which has dropped to the lowest level in history

According to Glassnode data, the stock of Bitcoin on OTC platforms has been continuously decreasing during this market rise, and has now fallen to its lowest historical level (388 coins on February 29th), comparable to mid-2018. Caitlin Long, founder of crypto-friendly bank and Bitcoin custody institution Custodia Bank, responded to comments about "Bitcoin OTC platform stock nearing depletion" on social media, stating that a reliable source indicated that at some point on Wednesday this week, there were only about 40 BTC available for trading on the Bitcoin OTC platform. Note: The OTC platform data collected by Glassnode only covers some mainstream platforms and cannot accurately represent the stock data of all global platforms, but still has reference value.

Over 97% of Bitcoin addresses are currently profitable

According to IntoTheBlock data, more than 97% of Bitcoin addresses are currently profitable, reaching the highest profit level since November 2021. Long-term investors who have held Bitcoin for more than a year own 13.6 million Bitcoins.

Grayscale: Bitcoin may hit new all-time highs later this year

Gray released the February market report, which pointed out that Bitcoin's price rose by about 45% in February, breaking through $60,000 for the first time since the fourth quarter of 2021. This phenomenon reflects the large influx of funds into US ETFs and expectations for Bitcoin halving in April.

ABCDE to Host Bitcoin Day on April 5th in Hong Kong

ABCDE has announced that it will host Bitcoin Day on April 5th at the St. Regis Hotel in Hong Kong, in collaboration with Cointime and SINOHOPE Technology (1611.hk). ABCDE has invested in numerous star Bitcoin ecosystem projects such as Merlin Chain, Babylon, Polyhedra, Unisat, B^2 network, Bitlayer, Bitsmiley, DLC.link, and more. The event will gather over 1000 participants, inviting top developers from Asia and around the world in the Bitcoin ecosystem, frontline investors, and representatives of regulatory bodies to discuss the expansion of the Bitcoin ecosystem, layer-2 ecosystems, composability, and decentralization. This is in anticipation of Bitcoin's halving in April, aiming to promote the prosperous development of the Bitcoin ecosystem together.

Financial Times article "Why Bitcoin Prices May Still Plunge"

On March 1st, it was reported by the Financial Times that the price of Bitcoin had reached a new record high in relation to many currencies. The approval of a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund in the United States fueled the market's enthusiasm. The expectation of a reduction in Bitcoin mining output at the end of April intensified the market's frenzy. The increase in demand from buyers expecting the next halving explains why the cryptocurrency bull market is now happily predicting that Bitcoin's price will soon exceed $100,000.

ABCDE will host Bitcoin Day in Hong Kong on April 5

ABCDE announced that it will hold Bitcoin Day at the Regal Hotel in Hong Kong on April 5th, co-hosted by Nova Technology (1611.hk). ABCDE has invested in Bitcoin ecological projects such as Merlin Chain, Babylon, Polyhedra, Unisat, B^2 network, Bitlayer, Bitsmiley, DLC.link, etc. At that time, more than 1,000 participants will be gathered, inviting Bitcoin ecological developers, investors, and regulatory agencies from Asia and around the world to discuss the expansion, second-layer ecology, composability, and decentralization of the Bitcoin ecology, and to welcome the arrival of Bitcoin's halving in April, jointly promote the prosperity and development of the Bitcoin ecology.

There are less than 50 days left until the Bitcoin block reward halving is expected

Data shows that the current block height is less than 50 days away from the next Bitcoin halving event. As every 210,000 blocks, there will be a halving event, the next one is expected to occur when the block height reaches 840,000 in April 2024. At that time, the block reward will be reduced from 6.25 BTC to 3.125 BTC.

Bitcoin Surges in Value and Trends on Chinese Social Media Despite Government Ban

Despite the Chinese government's strict ban on cryptocurrency activities, the recent surge in the value of Bitcoin has captured the attention of internet users in mainland China. Bitcoin's popularity has soared on major Chinese social media platforms, with Weibo ranking it as the 11th most-searched term at one point. The surge in interest follows a 676% increase in Bitcoin's popularity on WeChat on February 13, coinciding with its milestone of surpassing the $60,000 mark for the first time in over two years. The recent momentum in Bitcoin's value can be attributed in part to the introduction of Spot Bitcoin ETFs in the U.S. in January.

The Bitcoin Renaissance Is in Full Swing

As we discussed in Entering the Bitcoin Renaissance, our last edition, Lightning Labs CEO and Co-Founder Elizabeth Stark told The Block, “a major narrative of the next cycle will be the bitcoin renaissance, and it has already begun in full swing.” Only a few months later, and that is proving to be quite prescient!

Google “bitcoin” search popularity is still at a low level compared to May 2021

Google Trends data showed that the search popularity for the keyword "bitcoin" from February 18th to 24th, 2024 was 22, which is still low compared to May 2021 (popularity was 100).

Matrixport Lianchuang: Bitcoin may undergo a healthy downward adjustment of approximately 15% in March

Matrixport co-founder Daniel Yan posted on social media that the current market sentiment has reached a level that should be treated with caution. By the end of April, there may be a healthy downward adjustment of about 15%, with specific adjustments possibly appearing in March. From a macroeconomic perspective, March is already a tricky month (due to the Federal Reserve meeting and BTFP). With the upcoming upgrade of the Dencun mainnet and the Bitcoin halving, the market in March may be weak. It is still unknown where the adjustment will start (whether the new high or the adjustment will come first), but long-term holders need not worry.

Bitcoin prices hit all-time highs against multiple fiat currencies

According to data compiled by Cointelegraph, as the price of Bitcoin reaches a new high in nearly two years, in the past few days, the prices of Bitcoin against the Japanese yen, Malaysian ringgit, Indian rupee, New Taiwan dollar, South Korean won, Chilean peso, Australian dollar, Chinese yuan, South African rand, Norwegian krone, and Turkish lira have all reached historic highs.

SkyBridge founder: Bitcoin can “replace or alongside” gold as a store of value

SkyBridge founder Anthony Scaramucci stated that Bitcoin can definitely "replace or coexist" with gold as a store of value.

The open positions of BTC contracts across the entire network reached 25.77 billion US dollars.

According to Coinglass data, the total open position of BTC futures contracts across the network is 454,700 BTC, equivalent to $25.77 billion, with a 24-hour increase of 0.39%. Among them, the open position of CME BTC contracts is 137,600 BTC (about $7.782 billion), ranking first; the open position of Binance BTC contracts is 108,300 BTC (about $6.14 billion), ranking second.

Crypto Market Sees $380 Million in Liquidations as Bitcoin Price Rallies Over $57,000

Bitcoin's price surged above $57,000, leading to a broader rally in the crypto market. The global crypto market cap increased by 7% to $2.25 trillion, with trading volumes also rising significantly. This resulted in over $380 million in crypto liquidations in the past 24 hours, with Bitcoin and altcoins funding rates reaching high levels. Additionally, options traders are predicting a strike price of $60K or even $70K before the upcoming Bitcoin halving, while BTC futures open interests on Binance and CME hit record highs.

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