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Bitcoin slides more than 5% after topping $40,000 for first time

Reuters/Tokyo
Filed on January 8, 2021

Rival cryptocurrency Ethereum sank more than 10% to as low as $1,087.

Bitcoin fell more than 5 per cent on Friday, a day after topping $40,000 for the first time.

The world’s most popular digital currency fell as low as $36,750 on Bitstamp exchange, after reaching an all-time high of $40,402.46 in the previous session.

Rival cryptocurrency Ethereum sank more than 10% to as low as $1,087.





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