Course bicton could not resist above 9 000$ and went to new lows
The bitcoin exchange rate on 14 March by 18:00 Moscow time, according Libertex, decreased by 4% to 8,718 thousand dollars 9,085 thousand at 18:00 GMT on 13 March. The most famous cryptocurrency for the most part of the previous day trying to stay above 9 thousand dollars, but after 12 MSK slipped below this level on the negative news background.
The market capitalization of bitcoin to 18:00 Moscow time amounted to about of 148.9 billion to $ 154,8 billion a day earlier.
Western European stock markets on Wednesday night was increased in the range of 0.6%. The bulls play the statements of the ECB head Mario Draghi that the regulator will not rush to complete the folding program of quantitative easing, despite the improving prospects for the Eurozone economy.
The limiting factor was the statistics on industrial production in the Eurozone for January, which was worse than expected. The volume of industrial production in the Euro area in January fell by 1% month-on-month and rose 2.7% year on year. Analysts had expected a decline of 0.4% compared to December and growth of 4.7% yoy.
Index Mosberg 18:12 MSK from the start of trading was down 1.7% to 2281 of the item, expect that in the next session, the indicator will fluctuate in the range 2230-2330 points. The RTS index was down 2.3% to 1,257 points and the next auction is likely to fluctuate in the corridor 1222-1290 points.
The dollar 18:17 GMT increased from the beginning of the session by 0.3% against the ruble to 57.2 ruble, while the Euro is almost unchanged around the previous close 70.7 ruble. In the next session, the U.S. currency will fluctuate in the range of 56.7-57.7 ruble, Euro – in the hallway of 70.1-71.3 ruble.
As for bitcoin, it slipped below the support level of 9 thousand dollars and maybe even to lose weight. However, it remains in the mid range of the past few weeks, which gives hope for search of the cryptocurrency.
Meanwhile, negative sentiment prevails. Thus, the head of the IMF Christine Lagarde has called for regulation of the cryptocurrency market at a global level, otherwise, the market will be heavily criminalized, she warned.