April 11 (Reuters) – Bitcoin dropped 5.3% to $39,881.02 at on Monday, down $2,231.58 from its previous close.
Bitcoin, the world’s biggest and best-known cryptocurrency, is down 17.3% from the year’s high of $48,234 on March 28.
Ether ETH=BTSP, the coin linked to the ethereum blockchain network, dipped 6.58 % to $2,991.51 on Monday, losing $210.86 from its previous close.
(Reporting by Maria Ponnezhath in Bengaluru; Editing by Leslie Adler)
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