Bitcoin Holds $4,000, British Pound Loses to USD as Brexit Anticipation Grows

Monday, March 25 — crypto markets have continued trading sideways, with Bitcoin (BTC) holding the $4,000 threshold at press time, according to data from CoinMarketCap.

Most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies by market cap are in the red today, with Cardano (ADA) dropping by more than 4 percent to press time, while Tezos (XTZ) is up almost 5.7 percent over the past 24 hours to press time.

Bitcoin has been stable over the day, seeing a slight decline of around 0.2 percent at press time. The biggest cryptocurrency is trading at $4,020, which is a 0.1 decline over the past 7 days. Bitcoin’s dominance on the market now accounts for 50.7 percent.

Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: CoinMarketCap

Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: CoinMarketCap

Ethereum (ETH), the second cryptocurrency by market cap, is down around 0.6 percent and trading at $136.7 at press time. The top altcoin is down about 1.8 percent over the past 7 days.

Ethereum 7-day price chart. Source: CoinMarketCap

Ethereum 7-day price chart. Source: CoinMarketCap

Ripple (XRP), the third top cryptocurrency by market cap, is down about 0.8 percent over the past 24 hours at press time, and is trading at $0.307. Over the past 7 days, XRP is down around 3 percent.

Ripple 7-day price chart. Source: CoinMarketCap

Ripple 7-day price chart. Source: CoinMarketCap

Total market capitalization has been stable over the day, hovering around $140 billion. At press time, the market cap accounts for $139 billion, while daily trading volume amounts to $30 billion.

The total number of cryptocurrencies listed on CoinMarketCap is up to 2,122, following some recent listings.

Total market capitalization 24-hour chart. Source: CoinMarketCap