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Bitcoin price dives 2% on US jobs data as Fed rate hike bets heat up

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– Bitcoin (BTC) fell by 2.1% in a single hourly candle as US employment data sparked market volatility.
– The volatility occurred due to the release of US non-farm payrolls (NFP) data, which showed a higher-than-expected number of jobs added in September.
– The strong job growth raised concerns about potential interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve, leading to a negative impact on risk assets, including cryptocurrencies.
– Traders believe that the Fed is likely to announce another rate hike at its November meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee.
– Bitcoin’s open interest declined following the release of the jobs data, as spot and derivatives traders reacted to the market volatility.
– The declining open interest suggests a return to more average and healthy levels for Bitcoin.

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