Crypto's markets saw a sharp decline today, on Sept. 18, with Bitcoin (BTC) down $ 200 and market capitalization starting at $ 192 billion in just a few hours. At the time of printing, 93 out of 100 top cryptocurrencies by market capitalization are in red, while losses among the top 20 currencies reach over 10%, according to CoinMarketCap.
Market Display by Coin360
Bitcoin (BTC) has been down 3.5% in the last 24 hours, having failed to support $ 6,500, with its price falling by almost $ 200 within five hours. At the time of printing, the main cryptocurrency is trading at $ 6.283.
Bitcoin price chart. Source: Cointelegraph Price Index
Ethereum (ETH) suffered most of the losses among the top 10 coins by market capitalization, down by almost 11% over the 24 hours, falling below price of $ 200 within an hour. The upper altcoin is trading at $ 197 at the time of printing, losing weekly earnings, down about 0.6% over the last 7 days.
Price Chart of Ethereum Source: Ethereum Cointelegraph price index
The total market capitalization has again fallen below $ 200 billion, currently amounting to $ 192 billion after an intraday of over $ 204 billion.
Total market capitalization table. Source: Coinmarketcap
Bitcoin's dominance as a percentage of market capitalization has seen an increase from 55.5% to 56.5 at the time of printing.
 Percentage of total stock market capitalization (dominance) Source :. Coinmarketcap  Between altcoins, EOS and VeChain (VET) have seen some of the biggest losses in the last 24 hours, down 10.29 and 10.47% The fifth top cryptocurrency by market capitalization, EOS is now trading at $ 4.88, VET, the last in the top 20 of the coins, trades at $ 0.0127.
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