Ethereum price movement outpaces Bitcoin ahead of Merge

By Darren Parkin The price of Bitcoin (BTC) remains stuck below $20,000 this morning, with the largest cryptocurrency by market value changing hands for $19,911. That’s an increase of almost one per cent since this time yesterday, but it marks the tenth straight day that Bitcoin has failed to hold above the psychologically-important $20k mark. The price of Ether (ETH) has performed slightly better than Bitcoin recently ahead of the Ethereum network’s much-anticipated ‘Merge’, and this morning is up about six per cent over the past 24 hours to $1,659. Other major cryptocurrencies are also up sl…