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Cryptocurrencies:  5,530Markets:  22,682Market Cap:  $263,665,882,05724h Vol:  $112,485,457,084BTC Dominance:  65.9%
Market Cap:  $263,665,882,05724h Vol:  $112,485,457,084BTC Dominance:  65.9%Cryptocurrencies:  5,530Markets:  22,682
In order to reflect the current market, we have merged our Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Bitcoin Cash ABC (BCHABC) listings. We have observed that a majority of exchanges are using the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) to refer to the Bitcoin Cash ABC implementation.

Bitcoin Cash (BCH)

$237.17 USD (0.34%)
0.02508188 BTC (0.19%)
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  • Market Cap
    $4,368,792,103 USD
    462,019 BTC
  • Volume (24h)
    $3,441,169,105 USD
    363,919 BTC
  • Circulating Supply
    18,420,419 BCH
  • Max Supply
    21,000,000 BCH
  • Historical data for Bitcoin Cash

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    DateOpen*HighLowClose**VolumeMarket Cap
    Date
    DateOpen*HighLowClose**VolumeMarket Cap
    May 28, 2020
    233.58
    239.99
    230.64
    239.41
    3,295,793,176
    4,409,843,470
    May 27, 2020
    227.28
    234.03
    226.87
    233.52
    3,107,896,651
    4,301,191,635
    May 26, 2020
    230.56
    230.92
    224.52
    227.22
    2,604,514,395
    4,184,946,929
    May 25, 2020
    224.49
    231.74
    223.15
    230.56
    2,405,283,865
    4,246,306,992
    May 24, 2020
    234.99
    237.03
    224.74
    224.83
    2,576,633,240
    4,140,554,843
    May 23, 2020
    234.56
    238.54
    232.35
    234.98
    2,403,159,772
    4,327,178,478
    May 22, 2020
    228.36
    235.45
    225.87
    234.50
    2,690,376,408
    4,318,225,302
    May 21, 2020
    239.48
    241.62
    222.35
    228.40
    3,084,097,042
    4,205,562,286
    May 20, 2020
    245.77
    247.27
    237.71
    239.52
    2,793,413,864
    4,410,248,518
    May 19, 2020
    247.94
    249.87
    243.07
    245.93
    2,843,744,723
    4,528,046,418
    May 18, 2020
    241.31
    253.19
    240.95
    247.83
    3,247,380,685
    4,562,685,226
    May 17, 2020
    236.52
    244.96
    236.04
    241.19
    2,945,657,400
    4,440,347,515
    May 16, 2020
    235.54
    239.91
    234.13
    236.65
    2,812,165,778
    4,356,432,759
    May 15, 2020
    241.79
    242.27
    233.65
    235.51
    3,128,349,198
    4,335,374,823
    May 14, 2020
    238.78
    244.17
    235.53
    241.86
    3,882,506,405
    4,451,904,875
    May 13, 2020
    233.08
    240.23
    230.91
    239.16
    2,955,784,580
    4,402,059,139
    May 12, 2020
    235.34
    237.67
    230.69
    233.12
    3,319,282,598
    4,290,688,416
    May 11, 2020
    232.99
    236.41
    221.54
    234.95
    4,251,733,844
    4,324,252,567
    May 10, 2020
    266.38
    266.38
    225.96
    232.80
    5,084,650,413
    4,284,298,805
    May 09, 2020
    261.05
    274.46
    259.68
    266.14
    4,711,612,711
    4,897,611,523
    May 08, 2020
    252.52
    264.84
    247.61
    261.44
    3,977,784,265
    4,810,942,128
    May 07, 2020
    245.89
    256.09
    241.04
    252.66
    3,669,677,517
    4,649,144,607
    May 06, 2020
    244.31
    254.12
    242.98
    245.82
    3,315,416,831
    4,522,967,248
    May 05, 2020
    245.41
    249.23
    241.85
    244.59
    3,335,620,972
    4,500,241,888
    May 04, 2020
    252.43
    253.26
    240.40
    245.47
    3,731,133,845
    4,516,192,654
    May 03, 2020
    261.97
    266.57
    247.86
    252.54
    3,830,272,430
    4,646,164,981
    May 02, 2020
    257.23
    262.21
    253.76
    261.98
    3,062,945,430
    4,819,493,015
    May 01, 2020
    249.94
    261.67
    249.94
    257.23
    3,502,984,887
    4,731,861,573
    Apr 30, 2020
    257.41
    275.16
    247.41
    249.84
    5,464,514,305
    4,595,776,899
    Apr 29, 2020
    243.79
    259.78
    242.36
    257.49
    4,812,318,624
    4,736,237,108

About Bitcoin Cash

What Is Bitcoin Cash?

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is a hard fork (a community-activated update to the protocol or code) of the original Bitcoin blockchain. The fork of Bitcoin took place on Aug. 1, 2017, with the purpose of updating the block size to 8MB. On Nov. 16, 2018, BCH was hard forked for a second time and split into Bitcoin SV (Satoshi’s Vision) and Bitcoin ABC. Bitcoin ABC became the dominant chain and took over the BCH ticker, as it had more hashpower and the majority of nodes in the network.

Bitcoin Cash had its most recent halving on April 8, 2020, when its block reward was reduced to 6.25, instead of 12.5.

What Is the Difference Between Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash?

Bitcoin Cash’s increased block size aimed to make the technology more scalable and process more transactions per second, supporting the use of the cryptocurrency as a means of payment, rather than a store of value. As a rule, Bitcoin Cash transaction fees are generally lower than those of Bitcoin.

The Bitcoin Cash fork was due in part to an argument between Bitcoin factions about whether the cryptocurrency needed to increase its block size. This argument is based on the idea that Bitcoin’s transaction processing time is too slow to ever allow for the scaling needed to replace traditional payment systems like Visa and Mastercard. While Bitcoin blocks are 1MB and can process between 2-7 transactions per second, Visa can process around 1,700 transactions per second.

The 2017 hard fork over block size was contentious, and came about following the introduction of the idea of SegWit2x, a second-layer scaling solution. A portion of Bitcoin miners and developers were opposed to the solution because they A. thought it could cause the centralization of the Bitcoin network B. did not have a clear implementation plan and C. did not adhere to Satoshi Nakomoto’s original vision for the digital currency (in their opinion).

Mining hardware manufacturer Bitmain originally described the fork of Bitcoin in June 2017 as a "contingency plan" if SegWit was accepted due to the inability of Bitcoin developers and miners to unanimously agree over its implementation. Eventually, due to the ongoing rift, the SegWit2x opposers (led by vocal opponent Roger Ver) banded together to split the Bitcoin blockchain in August 2017.

How Do You Buy Bitcoin Cash?

Bitcoin Cash is available at a variety of crypto exchanges, depending on your region. For the latest list of exchanges and trading pairs for this cryptocurrency, click on our market pairs tab. Be sure to do your own research before picking an exchange for purchasing Bitcoin Cash.

Bitcoin Cash Statistics

Bitcoin Cash Price$237.17 USD
Bitcoin Cash ROI
-57.33%
Market Rank#5
Market Cap$4,368,792,103 USD
24 Hour Volume$3,441,169,105 USD
Circulating Supply18,420,419 BCH
Total Supply18,420,419 BCH
Max Supply21,000,000 BCH
All Time High
$4,355.62 USD
(Dec 20, 2017)
All Time Low
$75.03 USD
(Dec 15, 2018)
52 Week High / Low
$522.09 USD /
$139.22 USD
90 Day High / Low
$351.50 USD /
$139.22 USD
30 Day High / Low
$275.16 USD /
$221.54 USD
7 Day High / Low
$242.36 USD /
$223.15 USD
24 Hour High / Low
$242.36 USD /
$234.96 USD
Yesterday's High / Low
$239.99 USD /
$230.64 USD
Yesterday's Open / Close
$233.58 USD /
$239.41 USD
Yesterday's Change$5.83 USD (2.50%)
Yesterday's Volume$3,295,793,176 USD
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