Bitcoin and Ethereum fell during Tuesday trading, extending a price decline that began last week, while joke cryptocurrency Dogecoin rallied further after a record surge.
Bitcoin was down 4.6% by 9.20 AM in London, while Ethereum was down around 5.3%. The world’s two most highly valued cryptocurrencies were trading at $54,763.19 and $2,134.70 respectively.
Meanwhile, Dogecoin was up 18% at $0.4075, a jump that coincided with social media attention on 20 April. Supporters of the cryptocurrency are celebrating the date – which is also International Weed Day – as “DogeDay” and are urging fans to buy up the token in a bid to raise its price to $1.