Bitcoin Price Index (24h)

Last updated on Sep 1, 2016 at 04:37 BST. Based on the following values:

Bitstamp $572.18
OKCoin $572.68
Coinbase $573.22
itBit $573.59
BTC China ¥3,845.93
OKCoin ¥3,860.93
Huobi ¥3,860.02

USD 0.1%


CNY 0.14%






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