Steering clear of the first major support level at $30,960, however, Bitcoin rallied to a late afternoon intraday high $32,271.0.
Falling short of the first major resistance level at $33,010, Bitcoin slid back to end the day at sub-$31,500 levels.
The near-term bullish trend remained intact, in spite of the latest return to $31,000 levels. For the bears, Bitcoin would need a sustained fall through the 62% FIB of $27,237 to form a near-term bearish trend.
The Rest of the Pack
Across the rest of the majors, it was a mixed day on Friday.
Bitcoin Cash SV ended the day flat to buck the trend on the day.
It was a bearish day for the rest of the majors, however.
Polkadot slid by 6.69% to lead the way down.
In the current week, the crypto total market rose to a Monday high $1,419bn before falling to a Friday low $1,248bn. At the time of writing, the total market cap stood at $1,260bn.
Bitcoin’s dominance rose to a Wednesday high 46.84% before falling to a Thursday low 45.47%. At the time of writing, Bitcoin’s dominance stood at 46.48%.