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Cryptocurrency prices today: Bitcoin slips over 2%; Ethereum, Dogecoin & Stellar fall up to 8%

Cryptocurrency prices today: Bitcoin slips over 2%; Ethereum, Dogecoin & Stellar fall up to 8%

On Coinmarketcap, the price of bitcoin fell 2.47% to $47,194. Market cap of the cryptocurrency slipped to $887.065 billion

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World's largest cryptocurrency bitcoin fell over 2% today. On Coinmarketcap, the price of bitcoin fell 2.47% to $47,194. Market cap of the cryptocurrency slipped  to $887.065 billion.

Bitcoin has risen 60.43% since the beginning of this year. Currently, the global crypto market cap stands at $2.03 trillion, 2.96% lower over the last day.

Other cryptocurrencies were also trading in the red today.

Ethereum declined 1.76% to $3,116 and Dogecoin lost 8.12% to $0.2771. Digital token Stellar fell 3.69% to $0.3426 and XRP was down 2.60% to $1.12.

Litecoin declined 2.84% to $170.73 and Uniswap fell 2.7% to $25.98.

Of late, crypto prices have risen on the back of comments from billionaire Elon Musk and Ark Investment Management LLC's Cathie Wood.

In late July, Elon Musk said Tesla was "most likely" to start accepting bitcoin as payment again. The comment helped the cryptocurrency race past the $30,000 level. The electric carmaker said in May that it would no longer accept the cryptocurrency for purchases.