Bitcoin fell in price by 10.6% to $18,904. The value of the virtual currency fell below $19,000 for the first time since November 2020. As of 11:33 a.m., Bitcoin is depreciating by 9.26%, to 19,278.37, according to data from the Coindesk site. Earlier today, on June 18, Bitcoin fell below $20,000 for the first time since December 2020. Cryptocurrencies began to decline amid the tightening of the monetary policy of the US Federal Reserve. Experts predicted that in the second half of the year, bitcoin could rise to $45,000, but it is unlikely to update the highs. For details, see the publication of the Dengi magazine “The crypto market was covered by a rate.” More news is in the Kommersant Telegram channel. Laura Keffer .