Bitcoin plunged, then rebounded, and the world’s largest stablecoin, tether, briefly fell from its $1 peg, adding to fears of further turmoil in the cryptocurrency market. Cryptocurrencies have been hit by two forces this week. On the one hand, fears that inflation will require aggressive central bank tightening have undermined the desire to hold perceived […]
A sell-off in a cryptocurrency believed to be pegged to $1 accelerated on Wednesday, briefly sending its price below a quarter of that value. TerraUSD traded as low as 23 cents on Wednesday, according to data from CoinDesk. As of 2:43 p.m. ET, it had partially rebounded to around 68 cents in volatile trading.