This article provides a quick overview of how the crypto markets have been doing—with the focus on Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), Cardano (ADA), Unus Sed Leo (LEO), and Ethereum Classic (ETC)—over the past 24-hour period.
To give you a rough idea of how things are going today, 15 out of the top 20 cryptoassets (by market cap) are currently in the red (against the dollar).
All market data used in this article was taken around 07:50 UTC on 6 October 2019 from CryptoCompare, which also generated the price charts shown in this article.
It hasn't been a good weekend so far for Bitcoin. It was trading around $8155 at 00:00 on October 5, and as you can see in the 24-hour price chart above, at press time, it is trading at $8,017, down 1.73% in the past 24-hour period. By 07:00 UTC on October 6, the Bitcoin price had dipped below $8,000; the last time the BTC price was below $8K was back on September 30, as you can see in the two-week price chart shown below: