Bitcoin Wilts as Russia-Ukraine Tensions Push Gold To 8-Month High – CoinDesk

Analysts foresee more pain for bitcoin if the geopolitical tensions escalate. “Bitcoin is the ultimate risky asset, and a Ukraine invasion would keep crypto selling pressure going another 10-15% over the short-term,” Oanda’s Moya said. According to the latest reports, Russia is withdrawing military forces from near Ukraine. The futures tied to the S&P 500 were up 0.5% at press time, while bitcoin was up 0.6% at $40,700.

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