A visual representation of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin on November 20, 2018 in London, England.
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The bitcoin selloff continued Sunday following a roller-coaster week of trading.
The world’s largest cryptocurrency fell roughly 13% to $32,915.83 by 9:37 a.m. ET, according to Coin Metrics data. Bitcoin was last trading at $33,665.89.
Bitcoin’s drop last week came after Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the automaker had suspended vehicle purchases using bitcoin. A JPMorgan report showed large institutional investors were dumping bitcoin in favor of gold. The news raised questions about institutional support for the cryptocurrency.
Cryptocurrencies continued to slide as Chinese authorities called for tighter regulation on crypto mining and trading, and the U.S. Treasury announced that it would require stricter crypto compliance with the IRS.
Bitcoin on Wednesday plunged more than 30% at one point to nearly $30,000, its lowest price since late January, according to Coin Metrics. The cryptocurrency peaked in April near $65,000.
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