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Bitcoin falls below $19,000 as cryptos creak under rate hike risk.
Cryptocurrencies fell to fresh lows on Monday on regulatory concerns and as investors globally turned shy on risky assets with interest rate rises looming around the world.
Bitcoin, the biggest cryptocurrency by market value, fell about 5% to a three-month low of $18,387.
Ether, the second largest cryptocurrency, dropped 3% to a two-month low of $1,285 and is down more than 10% in the last 24 hours. Most other smaller tokens were deeper in the red.