Data from Coinmarketcap.com are showing that the total market valuation of cryptocurrencies has tumbled to $2 trillion. By implication, that is a 0.52 per cent price decline over the last day.
Cryptocurrencies valuation has shed some $1 trillion since it hits the $3 trillion mark in November, after a raft of gaining streaks that spanned 7 trading sessions.
The key risk in the cryptos market is high volatility, which marks the dichotomy between risk and returns for investors. While big corporations have the financial capability to stay in the market during bloodbaths, retail investors often fizzle out.
Bitcoin and other major crypto assets have been on a decline, a fresh bloodbath that drags the largest, oldest cryptocurrency below the $43,000 mark on Friday.
Retail investors have adopted stronger offensive selling rallies that could possibly drag the crypto-assets market capitalisation below $ 2 trillion.
From historical trading data, weekend transactions have almost been on a bearish note, which makes further slowdown likely due to a weak upward pricing advantage.
While Bitcoin was trading at $42,500, Ethereum, plunged to $3,260 in addition to the price decline in others top digital assets.
Both Dogecoin and Shiba Inu are struggling with bearish waves after falling out from the top 10 largest cryptos by valuation. Terra LUNA, Polkadot and Avalanche have been terribly sold off, causing prices to slow down.