Bitcoin ends week in freefall as China warns of crypto crackdown
The largest digital currency fell as much as 10 percent in late Friday trading, reaching as low as $35,636, with other tokens also posting double-digit losses. Bitcoin is heading into the weekend in freefall again after a fresh warning from Chinese officials over cracking down on cryptocurrencies. The largest digital currency fell as much as 10% in late Friday trading to as low as $35,636, and peer tokens also posted double-digit losses. The coin almost hit $30,000 earlier in the week, after ending May 14 at $49,100.