Bitcoin prices saw muted action on Thursday, while futures for the digital currency were on pace to register their first weekly loss in the past three weeks, underlining a downtrend for the virtual asset.
A single Bitcoin
was trading at $6,490.33, off 0.2%, since Wednesday at 5 p.m. Eastern Time of the Kraken exchange.
Trading for Bitcoin comes after Bitmain Technologies, the largest digital currency mining company in the world, offered a peek in to its financials, amid the company’s plan to list on the Hong Kong stock exchange.
Public documents showed that the Beijing crypto miner recorded $2.8 billion in revenue in the six months ending June 2018, representing a 10-fold increase from the same period in 2017.
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Other crypto trading
The digital assets that run atop Ripple’s blockchain, XRP coin
fell by 1.7%, Thursday to 52 cents. A blockchain refers to the distributed-ledger technology that is a hallmark of most cryptocurrencies.
the third-largest digital currency by market value, was off 0.8% at $217.35, while Litecoin
jumped 7.2% to change hands at $62.78.
climbed 5.1% to $561.50.
Bitcoin futures were slightly higher midday Thursday. The Cboe Global Markets Group Inc.’s October contract
gained 0.2% at $6,480 and the CME Group Inc. September contract