After some optimism in the markets early in the week to Sunday evening, 10 June, bitcoin price fell significantly below $7000. Last time at this level, the main coin traded on 9 April.
As of 18:30 UTC the average rate of bitcoin, according to CoinMarketCap, was $6777. Before that, the price of the first cryptocurrency was down to $6700 on Bitstamp.
The total market capitalization of digital assets at the moment fell to $300 billion, of which the share of bitcoin accounts for slightly less than 39%.
The correction in the market started earlier on Sunday in the early afternoon the price of bitcoin fell with elevations of around $7600 to $7200.
On a number of assumptions, which is observed today is the collapse of the market can be a delayed reaction to the requirement of the Commission on urgent exchange trade of the USA (CFTC), advanced to the Coinbase, Kraken, Bitstamp and itBit, to provide data on trading operations on these platforms after the launch of futures on bitcoin.