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Bitcoin

32569.5USD

-1652.58 (-4.8%)

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  • 608.6BUSD

    Market Cap

  • 60.1BUSD

    Daily Volume

  • 18.6MBTC

    Circulating Supply

  • 21MBTC

    Total Supply

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    Exchange

  • Trading Type

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    Spot

    Perpetual Futures

    Futures

  • Country

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    United States

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    China

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  1. FTX logo

    FTX

    Spot

    0.02%

    0.07%

    132.7MUSD

    32600USD

    China
    Germany
    United Kingdom

    -5% lifetime trading fee discount

  2. Bybit logo

    Bybit

    Perpetual Futures100x

    -0.025%

    0.075%

    5.2BUSD

    32608.5USD

    Germany
    United Kingdom
  3. BitMEX logo

    BitMEX

    Perpetual Futures100x

    -0.025%

    0.075%

    3.5BUSD

    32580.5USD

    Germany
    United Kingdom

    -10% trading fee discount for 6 months

  4. FTX logo

    FTX

    Perpetual Futures101x

    0.02%

    0.07%

    2.1BUSD

    32620USD

    China
    Germany
    United Kingdom

    -5% lifetime trading fee discount

  5. Phemex logo

    Phemex

    Perpetual Futures100x

    -0.025%

    0.075%

    950.4MUSD

    32645USD

    Germany
    United Kingdom
  6. Kraken logo

    Kraken

    Perpetual Futures50x

    -0.02%

    0.075%

    535.1MUSD

    32646.5USD

    China
    Germany
    United Kingdom
    United States
  7. Bitfinex logo

    Bitfinex

    Spot

    0.1%

    0.2%

    447.4MUSD

    32616USD

    China
    Germany
    United Kingdom
    United States
  8. Binance US logo

    Binance US

    Spot

    0.1%

    0.1%

    46.2MUSD

    32616.8USD

    United States
  9. Bitfinex logo

    Bitfinex

    Perpetual Futures100x

    -0.02%

    0.075%

    33.5MUSD

    32614USD

    China
    Germany
    United Kingdom
    United States
  10. OKEx logo

    OKEx

    Perpetual Futures100x

    0.02%

    0.05%

    14MUSD

    32646.8USD

    China
    Germany
    United Kingdom
  11. Kraken logo

    Kraken

    Spot

    0.16%

    0.26%

    383.5MUSD

    32620.3USD

    China
    Germany
    United Kingdom
    United States
  12. OKCoin logo

    OKCoin

    Spot

    0.1%

    0.2%

    32.8MUSD

    32623USD

    China
    Germany
    United Kingdom
    United States
  13. Kraken logo

    Kraken

    FuturesMonthly50x

    -0.02%

    0.075%

    16.6MUSD

    32708.5USD

    China
    Germany
    United Kingdom
    United States
  14. Kraken logo

    Kraken

    FuturesQuarterly50x

    -0.02%

    0.075%

    16.2MUSD

    33516.5USD

    China
    Germany
    United Kingdom
    United States
  15. Kraken logo

    Kraken

    Futures50x

    -0.02%

    0.075%

    5.1MUSD

    34425USD

    China
    Germany
    United Kingdom
    United States
  16. Deribit logo

    Deribit

    Perpetual Futures100x

    No Fee

    0.05%

    1.4BUSD

    32655USD

    China
    Germany
    United Kingdom

    -10% trading fee discount for 6 months

  17. Coinbase Pro logo

    Coinbase Pro

    Spot

    0.5%

    0.5%

    850.5MUSD

    32721.1USD

    Germany
    United Kingdom
    United States
  18. Gemini logo

    Gemini

    Spot

    0.5%

    0.5%

    107.2MUSD

    32727.4USD

    United Kingdom
    United States
  19. CEX.IO logo

    CEX.IO

    Spot

    0.16%

    0.25%

    7.4MUSD

    32598.9USD

    China
    Germany
    United Kingdom
    United States
  20. Coinbase logo

    Coinbase

    Broker

    1.49%

    1.49%

    850.5MUSD

    32569.5USD

    Germany
    United Kingdom
    United States
  21. Deribit logo

    Deribit

    FuturesBi-quarterly100x

    No Fee

    0.05%

    136MUSD

    33401.5USD

    China
    Germany
    United Kingdom

    -10% trading fee discount for 6 months

  22. Bittrex logo

    Bittrex

    Spot

    0.25%

    0.25%

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    32658.7USD

    China
    Germany
    United Kingdom
  23. Co

    Coinmama

    Broker

    -

    5.9%

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    32658.3USD

    China
    Germany
    United Kingdom
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What is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is a digital currency that is electronically created and stored. Unlike the euro or US dollar, Bitcoins are not physically printed or generated by any federal reserve, but are calculated by many people around the world using bare computing power. Bitcoin, like other digital currencies, is not subject to control by any state or centralised entity. It can be used to purchase goods and services, or to conduct financial market transactions. In doing so, Bitcoin performs the same functions as a conventional fiat currency. The most important characteristic of Bitcoin and key difference to other financial assets, is its decentralised nature. The Bitcoin network is not subject to any institutional control - the network controls itself. It was created by a software developer with the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009, whose identity has remained a mystery to this day. The network’s protocol was developed for a maximum of 21 million Bitcoins that can be mined by miners. These coins can be divided into smaller units, called Satoshis.

Bitcoin is solely based on mathematics and cryptography. There is no institutional organization behind the currency to ensure its value. The software is Open Source, which means that everyone can understand what the protocol does and whether it serves its purpose. The technology underlying Bitcoin is known as the blockchain and decisions in the network are made by its users via a consensus mechanism defined in the program code.

Bitcoin's price today is 32569.5 USD with a 24-hour trading volume of 60.1 Billion USD. BTC's price has changed -4.8% in the last 24 hours.

  • Website

    Official

  • Github

    Development

  • 3rd Jan 2009

    Genesis Block?

  • 67.81USD

    All time low

  • 41.9KUSD

    All time high

  • 32.1KUSD

    Daily low

  • 35.6KUSD

    Daily high

💡 Is Bitcoin a good investment?

Bitcoin automates the functions of a modern central bank and makes them predictable and virtually immutable by programming them into code decentralised among thousands of network members. No authority can decide on its fate, no central bank in the world can create more of it, and no-one can alter its code without the consent of the rest. This makes Bitcoin the first operational example of digital hard money, and its high stock-to-flow ratio are sure to ensure its value into the future. Despite other tokens becoming more suited for payments and micro transactions, Bitcoin’s massive market dominance and proven track record of several years of operation, make it unlikely to be usurped as the undisputed crypto heavyweight champion anytime soon.


  • Massive market dominance
  • Traded virtually everywhere crypto is traded
  • Global ecosystem and brand recognition
  • Active core and third-party development
  • Primary on- and off-ramp to fiat currencies

Where can you buy & trade Bitcoin?

A Bitcoin Exchange works like many trading places for digital currencies, where an electronic order book matches buyers and sellers according to defined rules. The price is decided by the market. If you find a seller for a certain price, you can buy his offer, and vice versa. A market is considered to be particularly liquid, if price moves in a healthy manner and your orders are filled quickly. A Bitcoin Broker, on the other hand, acts as a buyer and seller itself. The Broker is in possession of Bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies and buying coins can be as easy as ordering in an online shop.

The best exchange to trade Bitcoin with USD is the FTX Spot Market, where 1 BTC is worth 32600 USD with a 24 hour trading volume of 132.7 Million USD.

🧠 What is the Bitcoin Halving?

Money is just like everything else - it’s value depends on supply and demand. Governments can create money at any time and central banks usually meet every few months to decide whether to adjust the monetary supply. But if a situation seems urgent, they can ramp things up immediately - as recently seen during the Corona crisis. Bitcoin, on the other hand, does not have banks, boards, or anyone in charge. A process known as the Halving decides how much Bitcoin to create.

Back in 2008, Satoshi Nakamoto had an idea: What if you took humans out of the financial equation entirely and created new money on a schedule that would last more than a hundred years? Well, it would be predictable and let people trust the system since they could make very long term plans. But for Bitcoin to be valuable, it needed to be scarce - similar to Gold. Nakamoto, therefore, set the maximum number of Bitcoins to 21 million, limiting its supply. Thanks to the Halving, this supply is slowly eased into circulation by mining. In the early days, the protocol gave away 50 Bitcoins every ten minutes. As time passed, that number went down with the reward halving every 4 years. The code underlying the network dictates that the mining reward is cut in half until it reaches zero and no new coins are mined.

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