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Bitcoin price falls more than 10 per cent to $15,800 on Bitstamp

It has since pared some of the losses and is down about 7 per cent in early trade

Agencies  |  Tokyo 

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The price of fell more than 10 per cent on Wednesday to as low as $15,800 at a cryptocurrency exchange

It has since pared some of the losses and is down about 7 per cent in early trade. The digital currency has been sliding since it had hit a record high of $19,666 on Sunday.

In early Tokyo trade, dropped to $15,815.78 from $18,000 on Tuesday, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

The cryptocurrency recovered to around $16,000 in early afternoon trade in Tokyo.

 

First Published: Wed, December 20 2017. 14:06 IST
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