After turning green earlier in the day, cryptocurrency markets have been trading sideways, with Bitcoin continuing trading around $8,200.
Bitcoin Price Index
Bitcoin Market Overview
On the following widget, there is a live price of Bitcoin with other useful market data including Bitcoin's market capitalization, trading volume, daily, weekly and monthly changes, total supply, highest and lowest prices, etc. By default, the Bitcoin price is provided in USD, but you can easily switch the base currency to Euro, British Pounds, Japanese yen, and Russian Roubles.
Bitcoin Historical Price
This section contains the history of Bitcoin (BTC) price. Feel free to customize the period of time to see the price history for the required time. In the columns there are date, price, volume and change. Date describes the day of the recorded price, price shows the Bitcoin value as of that date, the volume column shows the trading volume of the coin for the current day and the change indicates the percentage change in the coin's price.
Bitcoin (BTC) is a consensus network that enables a new payment system and a completely digital currency. Powered by its users, it is a peer to peer payment network that requires no central authority to operate.
On October 31st, 2008, an individual or group of individuals operating under the pseudonym "Satoshi Nakamoto" published the Bitcoin Whitepaper and described it as: "a purely peer-to-peer version of electronic cash, which would allow online payments to be sent directly from one party to another without going through a financial institution."