Market Wrap: Bitcoin Holds Above $20K Amid Light Trading

U.S. equity markets were closed in celebration of the Juneteenth holiday.

AccessTimeIconJun 20, 2022 at 8:32 p.m. UTC
Updated Jun 21, 2022 at 5:04 p.m. UTC

Helene is a U.S. markets reporter at CoinDesk, covering the US economy, the Fed, and bitcoin. She is a recent graduate of New York University's business and economic reporting program.

James Rubin is CoinDesk's U.S. news editor based on the West Coast.

The Market Wrap team is out of the office Monday because it's a federal holiday in celebration of Juneteenth, with most traditional markets closed in the U.S. In place of the usual markets summary, here are highlights from Monday's crypto trading:

  • Bitcoin (BTC) was recently trading just above $20,100, roughly flat for the past 24 hours. The largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization reclaimed its perch above the $20,000 threshold late Sunday.
  • Ether (ETH), the second-largest crypto by market cap, was recently trading just over $1,100, a slight increase over the same period.
  • Most other major cryptos were in the green amid light trading.

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James Rubin is CoinDesk's U.S. news editor based on the West Coast.

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Helene is a U.S. markets reporter at CoinDesk, covering the US economy, the Fed, and bitcoin. She is a recent graduate of New York University's business and economic reporting program.

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James Rubin is CoinDesk's U.S. news editor based on the West Coast.

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