crypto price today: Crypto Price Today: Bitcoin regains $19K; Ethereum rises but altcoins tank

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The prospects of QNT look promising as it’s over ledger technology which is being looked at by central banks around the globe for their CBDC operations. The current rise of CBDCs will create more growth prospects for QNT and it can be looked at as a long-term investment option based on the risk appetite of investors.

New Delhi: Crypto market continued to remain range bound on Friday with enough pressure on altcoins to drag them lower. The sudden spike in US bond yields dented the appetite for risky assets.

On the technical front, Bitcoin might be undervalued, but the macroeconomic environment is still so sketchy that investors might not want to hop in just yet, said analysts.

Barring Bitcoin, Ethereum and Dogecoin, which posted mild gains, all other crypto tokens were trading lower. Uniswap plunged about 4 per cent. Polkadot, Cardano and Solana tumbled 3 per cent each.

The global cryptocurrency market cap was trading flat at $915.30 billion, almost unchanged in the last 24 hours. However, the total trading volume shed more than a per cent to $44.32 billion.

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Edul Patel, CEO and co-founder, Mudrex, said that Bitcoin rebounded at a key point of support after a two-day losing streak. “As bulls have become active in the market, we might see Bitcoin touching $19,600 in the coming days,” he said

On the other hand, Ethereum is trading very close to its local resistance level at $1,295. If the bulls can hold gains, ETH might likely rise to the $1,300 level, he added.

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Stablecoins could have such a profound effect on the established banking system that U.S. regulators need to require the digital tokens fit in without disrupting it, said Martin Gruenberg, the acting chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

Crypto exchange Binance denied allegations of misusing its users’ token holdings to exercise voting power on the Uniswap decentralized autonomous organization.

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Tech view by BuyUcoin cryptocurrency exchange

The Quant token (QNT) made it to the list of the top 30 crypto assets with its latest dream run. The QNT token is among the best-performing crypto assets in recent times and is currently trading at $178.96 with a healthy growth of over 7% in the last 7 days.

The prospects of QNT look promising as it’s over ledger technology which is being looked at by central banks around the globe for their CBDC operations. The current rise of CBDCs will create more growth prospects for QNT and it can be looked at as a long-term investment option based on the risk appetite of investors.

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Updated: 10/21/2022 — 02:00