Bitcoin fell to its lowest level in over two months, as Friday’s non-farm payrolls report showed an addition of 428,000. It was expected that last month’s payrolls would show an increase of 391,000 jobs — lower than March’s figure of 431,000. ETH also fell on the news, hitting a six-week low.
Bitcoin fell by nearly 10% in today’s session, as traders continue to react to recent action by the Federal Reserve to hike interest rates.
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Today’s drop, which sees prices of BTC/USD hit an intraday low of $35,714.30, also comes as markets were preparing for the latest non-farm payrolls report.
Friday’s drop sees bitcoin slip for a second consecutive session, with prices now trading at their lowest level since February 24.
Despite slipping to