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Here are the current prices:
- Bitcoin (BTC): $US8,722 (+8.1%)
- Ethereum (ETH): $US860 (+6.2%)
- Ripple (XRP): $US1.03 (+8.3%)
- Bitcoin Cash (BCC): $US1,265 (+4.7%)
- Litecoin (LTC): $US157 (+6.1%)
What else is happening:
- JPMORGAN WARNS: There’s a ‘fairly high risk’ bitcoin could get cut in half.
- Even crypto bulls expect a big shake out this year:‘The market right now is just everyone wants a Lamborghini.’
- Ripple, the company behind cryptocurrency XRP, signs international payment deal with foreign exchange giant UAE Exchange and the price of XRP is above $US1 for the first time since January.
- Criminals in Europe are laundering $US5.5 billion of illegal cash through cryptocurrency, according to Europol.
- 50 luxury flats in Dubai have been sold for bitcoin – and one buyer bought 10.
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