CryptoWatch: Bitcoin attempts to end tough week on high note

Bitcoin prices pushed higher on Friday as the No. 1 digital currency looked to finish the week on a positive note.

A single bitcoin BTCUSD, -4.14% was changing hands at $8,492.06, up 2.2%. This week, bitcoin has dropped nearly 10%, bringing it to a year-to-date loss of around 40%, as March has been a losing month for the No. 1 cryptocurrency.

From exactly a week ago, some $39 billion has been wiped off the market cap of cryptocurrencies, which stood at $325,416,080,764 on Friday, according to CoinMarketCap.

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