Bitcoin falls 9.3% to $36,955

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A representation of virtual currency Bitcoin is seen in front of a stock graph in this illustration taken January 8, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo

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Jan 21 (Reuters) - Bitcoin dropped 9.28% to $36,955.03 at 22:02 GMT on Friday, losing $3,781.02 from its previous close.

Bitcoin, the world's biggest and best-known cryptocurrency, is up 2.4% from the year's low of $36,146.42.

Ether , the coin linked to the ethereum blockchain network, dropped 12.27% to $2,631.35 on Friday, losing $368.18 from its previous close.

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Reporting by Jaiveer Singh Shekhawat in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila

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