Over $500M Liquidated As Bitcoin Drops Back Under $30k 

Bitcoin’s rally of earlier in the week seems to have been short-lived. Bitcoin’s top cryptocurrency has fallen below $30,000 again, with more than half a million dollars of leverage trades liquidated during the fall.

BitStamp data shows that Bitcoin’s price remained steady at $31,781 up to Wednesday at 14:00 UTC. However, it fell quickly to $29,000. It then dropped to $30,000 and fell to $29/366 in just five minutes. The price has since rebounded slightly to $29,657 by the time of writing. This collapse left long-term traders in chaos across the crypto market. Data from CoinGlass shows that over $88 million has been liquidated in the past hour and $587 million over the past day.A majority of the liquidations – $350 million worth – occurred on Bitcoin trades, with relatively smaller amounts cleared from altcoins.Altcoins have performed worse than Bitcoin in the past 24 hours, with coins like Ethereum and Cardano down 8.44% and 9.57% respectively.Meanwhile, Solana has collapsed a whopping 11.66%, possibly due to the over 7-hour network outage that validators are yet to resolve.BitStamp indicates that Bitcoin closed its 9th negative weekly candle in a row on Monday. As is the case in bear markets, Bitcoin is growing in market dominance relative to other altcoins. In mid-May, more than $1.2 billion was cleared in a matter of hours after Bitcoin hit a new low below $26,000.

BTC/USD Source: TradingView
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