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BitcoinDark (BTCD) price has increased by 122% in a 24-hour period, Poloniex halts BTCD deposit and withdrawal

According to the CoinMarketCap, on September 4 at 8:49 UTC+3, the BitcoinDark (BTCD) price was $102,95 with market cap $132 693 517.  While throughout August the price of BTCD did not exceed the $15 mark.

At press time, the BTCD price is $63,04 (122,15%), according to CoinMarketCap. The coin market capitalization is $81 243 676.

The coin is trading at $62,31 on Poloniex with BTCD/ XMR trading pair and at $62,19 with BTCD/BTC pair. On Trade by Trade, it is trading at $60,39 with BTCD/BTC pair and $74,11 with the BTCD/USDT pair.

Poloniex halted the BTCD deposits and withdrawals and wrote:

“BTCD is currently under maintenance or experiencing wallet issues. Deposits and withdrawals will remain disabled as we work to find, test, and audit a solution. Thank you for your patience in the meantime.”

The reasons for such a sharp dynamics are still unknown. In 2018 the creators of BitcoinDark switched their attention to the development of Komodo cryptocurrency (KMD).

After BTCD was left without the support of the creators, the owners of the asset were given the right to exchange coins for KMD until mid-January 2018. However, at the moment there are still 1 288 862 BTCD in circulation.

On September 1, AurumCoin (AU) increased by 6 000% and costed $1 786,33. At press time, AU is trading at $28,51 USD (-2,14%).