Bitcoin Cash Price, News and Analysis (BCH)

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$1,384.73
+$262.68 (+18.97%)
(As of 04/23/2018 05:12 AM ET)
1-Hour Price Change -0.96%
1-Day Price Change +18.97%
7-Day Price Change +81.66%
1-Day Volume$1.65 billion
Market Cap$23.66 billion
BTC Price0.15560200 BTC
Circulating Supply17.09 million
Total Supply17.09 million
Maximum Supply21.00 million

About Bitcoin Cash (BCH)

Currency Details

Name Bitcoin Cash
SymbolBCH
Market Capitalization$23.66 billion
Coin or TokenCoin
AlgorithmSHA-256
Proof TypePoW
Genesis Date8/1/2017
Mineable?Yes
Number of Exchanges73

Official Links

Official Websitebitcoincash.org
Official Website (Alt)bitcoin.com
BitcoinTalk AnnouncementView
Twitter Account@bitcolncash
Facebook PageView
Github AccountView

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Community Discussion

Reddit Communityr/Bitcoincash
Telegram GroupN/A
Discord GroupN/A
Message Boardbitcointalk.org
Message Board (Alt)forum.bitcoin.com

Research Tools

Blockchain Explorerblockchain.info
Blockchain Explorer (Alt)live.blockcypher.com
CoinMarketCapView
CryptoCompareView
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Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bitcoin Cash?

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is a hard forked version of the original Bitcoin. It is similar to bitcoin with regards to its protocol; Proof of Work SHA-256 hashing, 21,000,000 supply, same block times and reward system. However two main differences are the the blocksize limits, as of August 2017 Bitcoin has a 1MB blocksize limit whereas BCH proposes 8MB blocks. Also BCH will adjust the difficulty every 6 blocks as opposed to 2016 blocks as with Bitcoin.Bitcoin Cash is a proposal from the viaBTC mining pool and the Bitmain mining group to carry out a UAHF (User Activated Hard Fork) on August 1st 12:20 pm UTC. They rejected the agreed consensus (aka BIP-91 or SegWit2x) and have decided to fork the original Bitcoin blockchain and create this new version called “Bitcoin Cash”. Bitcoin Cash can be claimed by BTC owners who have their private keys or store their Bitcoins on a service that will split BCH for the customer.Specification (Description provided by CryptoCompare)

What exchanges can I buy or trade Bitcoin Cash on?

How do I buy Bitcoin Cash?

It is not possible to buy most cryptocurrencies with U.S. dollars. Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum and Litecoin can be purchased with U.S. dollars using Coinbase. Once you have purchased Bitcoin using Coinbase, you can then transfer your Bitcoin to an exchange such as Binance or Changelly to purchase other cryptocurrencies.

Where can I get Bitcoin Cash wallet?

Bitcoin Cash produces its own wallet software that is available for download on its website, which allows you to store Bitcoin Cash on your computer. For maximum security, you can store your cryptocurrencies on a dedicated hardware wallet such as a TREZOR wallet or a Ledger Nano S. If you do not wish to buy a hardware wallet, you may consider using a mobile wallet such as Jaxx or Coinomi to store multiple cryptocurrencies with some added security benefits.

What is the value of Bitcoin Cash?

One Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is currently worth $1,384.73 on major cryptocurrency exchanges. You can also exchange one Bitcoin Cash for 0.15560200 bitcoin(s) on major exchanges. The value (or market capitalization) of all available Bitcoin Cash in U.S. dollars is $23.66 billion.

What hashing algorithm does Bitcoin Cash use?

Bitcoin Cash is a proof of work (PoW) coin that uses the SHA-256 algorithm.

How do I mine Bitcoin Cash?

Bitcoin Cash and other SHA-256 coins can typically only be mined profitably with a piece of specialized mining hardware called an ASIC, which stands for application-specific integrated circuit. Major manufacturers of ASICs include BitMain (AntMiner), Butterfly Labs, Canaan (AvalonMiner), FutureBit and GridSeed. ASIC hardware can be purchased directly from the manufacturer or from resellers on Amazon and eBay.

What coins are similar to Bitcoin Cash?

The following coins use Bitcoin Cash's SHA-256 algorithm and proof of work (PoW) proof-type: Bitcoin, Steem, Counterparty, Crown, Namecoin, Unobtanium, PACcoin, ATBCoin, CHIPS, Terracoin, UnbreakableCoin, Zetacoin, Titcoin, Dollarcoin and SoonCoin.

What is the Reddit page for Bitcoin Cash?

The official Reddit community (subreddit) for Bitcoin Cash is r/Bitcoincash.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Bitcoin Cash (BCH)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  82 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  139 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  221
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Headlines

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) News Headlines

DateHeadline
Markets Update: Bitcoin Cash Prices Up Over 60% This WeekMarkets Update: Bitcoin Cash Prices Up Over 60% This Week
news.bitcoin.com - April 22 at 6:27 PM
Bitcoin Brushes $9,000 As Crypto Markets Continue Making Steady GainsBitcoin Brushes $9,000 As Crypto Markets Continue Making Steady Gains
cointelegraph.com - April 22 at 2:43 PM
Crypto-Friendly CheapAir Asks Customers For Feedback On Switch Away From CoinbaseCrypto-Friendly CheapAir Asks Customers For Feedback On Switch Away From Coinbase
cointelegraph.com - April 22 at 11:01 AM
Antpool Doubles Down on Bitcoin Cash Support by Burning Mining Pool EarningsAntpool Doubles Down on Bitcoin Cash Support by Burning Mining Pool Earnings
themerkle.com - April 22 at 9:13 AM
Five Reasons Why Bitcoin Cash is About to Win BigFive Reasons Why Bitcoin Cash is About to Win Big
news.bitcoin.com - April 22 at 5:01 AM
WikiLeaks Shop Reports Suspension Of Coinbase Account Due To Terms Of Service ViolationWikiLeaks Shop Reports Suspension Of Coinbase Account Due To Terms Of Service Violation
cointelegraph.com - April 21 at 8:09 AM
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, NEO, EOS: Price Analysis, April 21Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, NEO, EOS: Price Analysis, April 21
cointelegraph.com - April 21 at 4:09 AM
Bitmain Will ‘Burn’ 12% of Bitcoin Cash Txn Fee, Calls on Other Miners to FollowBitmain Will ‘Burn’ 12% of Bitcoin Cash Txn Fee, Calls on Other Miners to Follow
www.ccn.com - April 20 at 2:43 PM
Bitcoin Cash Price Eyes $1,000 Target as Bulls Remain in ControlBitcoin Cash Price Eyes $1,000 Target as Bulls Remain in Control
themerkle.com - April 20 at 6:46 AM
Bitcoin Loses Out to Bitcoin Cash – Is it the Beginning of the End?Bitcoin Loses Out to Bitcoin Cash – Is it the Beginning of the End?
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 9:34 AM
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, NEO, EOS: Price Analysis, April 19Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, NEO, EOS: Price Analysis, April 19
cointelegraph.com - April 19 at 2:31 AM
Crypto Investment Firm Founder Turns Bullish on Bitcoin CashCrypto Investment Firm Founder Turns Bullish on Bitcoin Cash
www.ccn.com - April 18 at 6:28 PM
Significant Trade Volume Triggers Localbitcoins KYC RequirementSignificant Trade Volume Triggers Localbitcoins KYC Requirement
news.bitcoin.com - April 18 at 2:24 AM
Former Goldman Sachs VP Joins Crypto Wallet Blockchain To Attract Institutional ClientsFormer Goldman Sachs VP Joins Crypto Wallet Blockchain To Attract Institutional Clients
cointelegraph.com - April 17 at 12:31 PM
Major South Korean Crypto Exchange Coinone To Launch In IndonesiaMajor South Korean Crypto Exchange Coinone To Launch In Indonesia
cointelegraph.com - April 17 at 10:32 AM
Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis – BCH/USD Targets Fresh HighsBitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis – BCH/USD Targets Fresh Highs
www.newsbtc.com - April 17 at 12:54 AM
Building Cryptocurrency Agnostic Components in My-Wallet-V3 and My-Wallet-V3-FrontendBuilding Cryptocurrency Agnostic Components in My-Wallet-V3 and My-Wallet-V3-Frontend
blog.blockchain.com - April 17 at 12:37 AM
Analyst: Ethereum Price Decline Was Expected, Flawed ArgumentAnalyst: Ethereum Price Decline Was Expected, Flawed Argument
www.newsbtc.com - April 16 at 4:49 AM
Louisiana Mayor Proposes Government-Backed Crypto and ICOLouisiana Mayor Proposes Government-Backed Crypto and ICO
news.bitcoin.com - April 15 at 5:01 AM
Nchain to Offer Smart Contract Patents Exclusively to the Bitcoin Cash CommunityNchain to Offer Smart Contract Patents Exclusively to the Bitcoin Cash Community
news.bitcoin.com - April 12 at 5:54 PM
Bitcoin Cash Becomes the New Shirt Sponsor of Ayr United FCBitcoin Cash Becomes the New Shirt Sponsor of Ayr United FC
themerkle.com - April 12 at 12:05 PM
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, NEO, EOS: Price Analysis, April 11Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, NEO, EOS: Price Analysis, April 11
cointelegraph.com - April 11 at 4:10 PM
First Shirt Sponsorship Deal Paid in Bitcoin Cash (BCH): CoinGeek.comFirst Shirt Sponsorship Deal Paid in Bitcoin Cash (BCH): CoinGeek.com
www.prnewswire.com - April 11 at 5:18 AM
Over 50 Teams Enter £5 Million Bitcoin Cash Tokenization ContestOver 50 Teams Enter £5 Million Bitcoin Cash Tokenization Contest
news.bitcoin.com - April 9 at 10:33 PM
BCH-Promoting Twitter Account @Bitcoin Suspended, Internet Debates ‘Death Of Free Speech’BCH-Promoting Twitter Account @Bitcoin Suspended, Internet Debates ‘Death Of Free Speech’
cointelegraph.com - April 8 at 2:48 PM
Upgrade Time: Bitcoin Cash Plans a 32 MB Hard ForkUpgrade Time: Bitcoin Cash Plans a 32 MB Hard Fork
news.bitcoin.com - April 6 at 6:24 AM
Bitmain Releases Ethash ASIC MinersBitmain Releases Ethash ASIC Miners
cointelegraph.com - April 3 at 10:28 PM
 BitPay Raises $40M in Series B Funding to Expand into Emerging Asian Markets BitPay Raises $40M in Series B Funding to Expand into Emerging Asian Markets
bitcoinmagazine.com - April 3 at 8:33 PM
Chile: Three Crypto Exchanges Dropped by State BankChile: Three Crypto Exchanges Dropped by State Bank
news.bitcoin.com - April 3 at 10:34 AM
Crypto Market Sees Around 50 Percent Losses Across The Board At End Of First Quarter 2018Crypto Market Sees Around 50 Percent Losses Across The Board At End Of First Quarter 2018
cointelegraph.com - April 3 at 10:34 AM
Advertising ICO Crowdsales on A4G DSPAdvertising ICO Crowdsales on A4G DSP
www.prweb.com - April 2 at 6:13 AM
Bitcoin Cash Gets the Axe – KuCoin Removes BCH Trading Pairs, Citing User FeedbackBitcoin Cash Gets the Axe – KuCoin Removes BCH Trading Pairs, Citing User Feedback
bitcoinist.com - March 30 at 5:30 PM
Bitcoin Cash Bull Failures Could See Traders Move to BitcoinBitcoin Cash Bull Failures Could See Traders Move to Bitcoin
www.coindesk.com - March 28 at 2:13 PM
XDCE Token Goes Live on Exchanges Like Bancor, KoinOK, Alphaex, Forkdelta & Etherflyer, Opens 20% above the Token Contribution PriceXDCE Token Goes Live on Exchanges Like Bancor, KoinOK, Alphaex, Forkdelta & Etherflyer, Opens 20% above the Token Contribution Price
www.prweb.com - March 23 at 4:07 AM
Coinbase Bug Allowed Users To Steal Unlimited ETH, Wallet Paid $10K Bounty For DiscoveryCoinbase Bug Allowed Users To Steal Unlimited ETH, Wallet Paid $10K Bounty For Discovery
cointelegraph.com - March 21 at 6:07 PM
Bitcoin Cash Ecosystem Sees a Tidal Wave of Merchant AcceptanceBitcoin Cash Ecosystem Sees a Tidal Wave of Merchant Acceptance
news.bitcoin.com - March 21 at 3:24 AM
Electronic Frontier Foundation Adds BCH Payment Option, Lists Under ‘Bitcoin’Electronic Frontier Foundation Adds BCH Payment Option, Lists Under ‘Bitcoin’
cointelegraph.com - March 14 at 7:33 PM
A Look at This Week’s Bitcoin Cash Markets and Merchant SupportA Look at This Week’s Bitcoin Cash Markets and Merchant Support
news.bitcoin.com - March 10 at 3:18 PM
Japanese Conglomerate GMO Mined Over 200 Bitcoins In 2018 So FarJapanese Conglomerate GMO Mined Over 200 Bitcoins In 2018 So Far
news.bitcoin.com - March 8 at 12:58 PM
Bitcoin Investment Trust Creator Launches Four New Crypto FundsBitcoin Investment Trust Creator Launches Four New Crypto Funds
www.ccn.com - March 6 at 2:18 PM
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cointelegraph.com - March 5 at 10:31 PM
BitPay Visa Top-Ups Become a lot Cheaper With Bitcoin CashBitPay Visa Top-Ups Become a lot Cheaper With Bitcoin Cash
www.newsbtc.com - March 3 at 5:34 PM
IRA Financial Group Announces the Top Five Most Popular Cryptocurrencies held By Its Self-Directed IRA Clients, According to IRA Financial Group SurveyIRA Financial Group Announces the Top Five Most Popular Cryptocurrencies held By Its Self-Directed IRA Clients, According to IRA Financial Group Survey
www.prweb.com - February 12 at 8:01 AM
Two New Services Could Help Investors Rate CryptocurrenciesTwo New Services Could Help Investors Rate Cryptocurrencies
bitcoinmagazine.com - January 19 at 6:23 PM
Ditch University and High Transaction Fees – Praxis Accepts Bitcoin CashDitch University and High Transaction Fees – Praxis Accepts Bitcoin Cash
news.bitcoin.com - January 13 at 12:13 AM
Coinbase Merchant Error Causes Major Exploit on OverstockCoinbase Merchant Error Causes Major Exploit on Overstock
themerkle.com - January 11 at 10:52 AM
Overstock Payments Glitch Mixes Up Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash: ReportOverstock Payments Glitch Mixes Up Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash: Report
www.coindesk.com - January 10 at 10:49 AM
Report: Overstock-Coinbase Glitch Let Users Buy Items At A Discount By Paying In Bitcoin Cash Instead Of BitcoinReport: Overstock-Coinbase Glitch Let Users Buy Items At A Discount By Paying In Bitcoin Cash Instead Of Bitcoin
feeds.benzinga.com - January 9 at 3:31 PM
RBC Analyst: Blockchain Set To Be A $10 Trillion Industry Within 10-15 YearsRBC Analyst: Blockchain Set To Be A $10 Trillion Industry Within 10-15 Years
bitcoinist.com - January 5 at 7:16 PM

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