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Bitcoin holds above $20,000 after a week of forced crypto selling

Bitcoin reversed earlier losses to trade 0.5% higher for the session

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Sidhartha Shukla | Bloomberg
Cryptocurrencies showed tentative signs of recovering from last week’s rout, with tokens like Avalanche gaining and Bitcoin holding above $20,000.   

Avalanche advanced as much as 9.7%, leading gains among altcoins like Chainlink, Polkadot and Polygon on Monday. The MVIS Cryptocompare Digital Assets 100 index climbed 4.9% as of 4:30 p.m. in London. Bitcoin reversed earlier losses to trade 0.5% higher for the session. 

After a turbulent week that saw Bitcoin plunge below the $20,000 level for the first time since late 2020, some market watchers are pointing to tentative signs that prices have bottomed out -- at least for now. Realized

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First Published: Jun 20 2022 | 11:37 PM IST

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