- Bitcoin cratered on Thursday as a major stock sell-off in the U.S. spooked the cryptocurrency market.
- Around $129 billion of value was wiped off the cryptocurrency market in a 24-hour period as of 4:03 a.m. ET, according to data from CoinMarketCap.
- The selling of cryptocurrency was sparked by a painful day on Wall Street where the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost more than 1,000 points on Thursday, marking its worst single-day drop since 2020.
Bitcoin cratered on Thursday as a major stock sell-off in the U.S. spooked the cryptocurrency market.
Bitcoin was down more than 8% at $36,251.50 on Friday around 4:03 a.m. ET, according to CoinDesk data. On Thursday, bitcoin dipped below $36,000 before paring some of those losses.
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