|Day's range||0.875 - 1.27|
|52-week range||0.0030 - 3.2900|
|Volume (24 hrs)||897.71M|
|Volume (24 hrs) all currencies||2.32B|
Yahoo Finance's LIVE market coverage and analysis of what you need to watch in the stock market begins each day at 9:25 a.m. ET.
Another bad day for the cryptomarkets, with the Tuesday slide extending into Wednesday. The markets will need to settle and the first into positive territory will likely to take today’s spoils.
The South Korean governments shift in policy on cryptocurrencies has contributed to some sizeable gains in some of the cryptocurrencies, whilst others have seen modest gains, including Bitcoin that continues to be pinned back by the futures market.
The South Korean government is looking to shut the cryptomarkets. Is this the end of the road? Will other governments follow suit? Regulatory risk is certainly key and the cryptomarkets are far from free from government and central bank influence.
Ethereum looks to keep the forward momentum, while Bitcoin, Ripple and the other majors slump in a crypto sell-off that started midway through the last weekend.
Small business optimism and a reading on job openings should be the economic highlights on Tuesday amid a quiet economic schedule.
2017 was the year of cryptocurrencies as interest in the global monetary system started to move from fiat currencies to crypto. The decentralized nature of cryptocurrency, its ability to redistribute wealth, and the speculative nature of its inherent value spurred mainstream interest in crypto.