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Bitcoin slumps 10% to a 10-day low as pullback from record continues

The world's most popular cryptocurrency continued to retreat from the $42,000 record high hit on January 8

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slumped 10% on Thursday to a 10-day low of $31,977 as the world's most popular continued to retreat from the $42,000 record high hit on Jan. 8.

The pullback came amid growing concerns that is one of a number of financial bubbles threatening the overall stability of global markets.

Fears that U.S. President Joe Biden's administration could attempt to regulate cryptocurrencies have also weighed, traders said.

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First Published: Thu, January 21 2021. 16:58 IST