(Bloomberg) -- Bitcoin plunged for a fifth day as concern Britain will vote to leave the European Union waned and a hack suffered by another cryptocurrency undermined confidence in such digital assets.
Bitcoin slid 6.1 percent to $573.84 as of 1:31 p.m. in Hong Kong on Thursday, data compiled by Bloomberg show, extending a precipitous drop from a two-year high reached just last Friday. The price has lost about 25 percent in the five-day period.
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