Bitcoin, Ripple, Litecoin News and Analysis

- Google’s ban on ICO and cryptocurrency advertising follows Facebook’s announcement in late January.

- Cryptocurrencies remain weak as technical support levels fail.

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Cryptocurrency Market Follows the Path of Least Resistance

The main crypto tokens continue to move lower after Google banned advertising and a warning from the head of the IMF Christine Lagarde. An already weak market moved further South with Bitcoin (BTC), Ripple (XRP), Litecoin (LTC) and Ethereum (ETH) all eyeing low prints made on February 6.And in the last 9 weeks, the crypto market has shed nearly $500 billion in market capitalization ($835 billion -> $355 billion) as buyers leave the space.

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What’s your opinion on the cryptocurrency market at the moment? Share your thoughts with us using the comments section at the end of the article or you can contact the author via email at Nicholas.cawley@ig.com or via Twitter @nickcawley1.

--- Written by Nick Cawley, Analyst.