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Bitcoin (BTC) On Track To Its Second Worst Quarter In Eight Years

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Tue, 06/22/2021 - 11:27
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Vladislav Sopov
Only nine days are left for Bitcoin (BTC) bulls to save the orange coin from its worst quarterly close since early 2018
Bitcoin (BTC) On Track To Its Second Worst Quarter In Eight Years
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Despite the fact that Bitcoin (BTC) is still up 'year-to-date', it erased almost half of its price in Q2, 2021. 

Worst three months for Bitcoin (BTC) since 2018 Crypto Winter

Skew, an analytical group that tracks crucial indicators for crypto derivatives markets, shares the statistics of Bitcoin's quarterly performance on Twitter.

According to their latest tweet, Bitcoin (BTC) lost 45,91% in Q2, 2021. In Q1, 2018 after reaching the 2017 high of over $19,000, Bitcoin (BTC) retraced 49,89%. This disaster is the worst result in Bitcoin's (BTC) latest eight years.

At the same time, Bitcoin (BTC) 'year-to-date' price dynamics is surprisingly positive. Today, the flagship cryptocurrency is up 10% compared to early January, 2021.

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All eyes on $31,000 level

Today, on June 22, Bitcoin (BTC) yet again touched the bullish stronghold at $31,000. In June, this level established itself as a reliable support amidst increasing selling pressure.

Bitcoin (BTC) price is plummeting as China intensifies its crackdown on crypto. Bitcoin (BTC) mining has been banned in the majority of provinces including strategic ones.

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Blockchain Analyst & Writer with scientific background. 6+ years in IT-analytics, 3+ years in blockchain.

Worked in independent analysis as well as in start-ups (Swap.online, Monoreto, Attic Lab etc.)