The euphoria in the cryptocurrency market was quelled on Jan.11 as the majority of altcoins saw their prices decline by more than 20% as Bitcoin price sold off sharply. 

After falling below the $40,000 support level on Jan. 10, selling pressure for Bitcoin (BTC) increased overnight and pushed the price of the top cryptocurrency as low as $30,229 before a soft support level was reached.

The rapid decline in price led to more than $2.7 billion worth of futures contracts being liquidated and…

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