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Bitcoin and Ethereum Dip Below Key Levels Amid Altcoin Plunge

The cryptocurrency market experienced a downturn today, marked by Bitcoin (BTC) slipping below the $62,000 level and Ethereum (ETH) approaching a dip under $3,000. Alongside these movements, other major altcoins like Cardano (ADA), Solana (SOL), and XRP also saw notable declines.

In the past 24 hours, Bitcoin’s price has decreased by 3.81%, currently standing at $61,140.78, with a substantial trading volume of $42,025,167,655. Similarly, Ethereum is down by 3.73% at $2,969.88, with a trading volume of $18,375,364,160. BNB, another prominent cryptocurrency, experienced a minor decrease of 0.04%, trading at $545.41.

Solana (SOL) suffered a huge seismic tremor and fell over by 7.56% to $128.92 but with a high trading volume of $4,818,204,339. XRP, valued at $0.489404, went down by 2.02% on the last day. Similarly, Cardano (ADA) went down 3.68% trading at $0.440951, with a  24-hour volume of $515,880,735.

Dogecoin (DOGE) and Shiba Inu (SHIB), two popular meme coins, also followed the downward trend. DOGE fell by 8.60% to $0.143288, with a trading volume of $2,099,363,473, while SHIB decreased by 3.60% to $0.000022, with a trading volume of $568,309,512.

Among the altcoins, Pepe showed a significant decline of 9.66% to $0.000005, with a 24-hour trading volume of $647,529,813. Meanwhile, Bitget Token (BGB) stood out with an 8.82% increase, currently priced at $1.30, and a trading volume of $63,765,748.

Though the sentiment across the broad market is bearish, the tokens  which mirrors the prevailing direction in the cryptocurrency market. Investors are still hesitant because of market uncertainty and the unpredictability of the regulatory landscape. Nonetheless, some analysts consider them beneficial to the market, especially for new investors and for the overall stabilization of the market.

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