Bitcoin, ether near multi-month lows following hawkish Fed minutes

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Bitcoin fell below $43,000 on Thursday, testing multi-month lows after minutes from the Federal Reserve’s last meeting showed it leaning toward more aggressive policy action, which sapped investor appetite for riskier assets. The world’s largest cryptocurrency was last at $42,700, down 1.7%, having lost 5.2% on Wednesday. A break below last month’s trough of $42,000 would make it the weakest since September. The token hit a record high of $69,000 in November. The fall “correlated with the ‘risk off’ move across most traditional asset classes,” said Matt Dibb, COO of Singa…

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