Litecoin Halving: Impact on Exchange Rate, Mining Profitability


Just as Bitcoin’s block reward halved in the past, Litecoin will undergo the same same process on Tuesday, August 25th. In anticipation of the halving, the Litecoin Association says that it is a milestone in the cryptocurrency’s 4-year history.

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The association also released a video that elaborates the entire process of Litecoin’s halving, informing that after the halving, Litecoin will reward miners with 25 coins rather than 50 coins per block. The video also explains that the halving process happens every four years for both Litecoin and Bitcoin, as dictated by their respective protocols. This halving is the first for Litecoin, whose protocol is set to halve the block reward every 840000 blocks.

Impact of Halving on Litecoin’s Exchange Rate

litecoinlitecoinAs August 25 approaches, August, miners have started showing concern over the halving. They are worried about how the diminished block reward will affect Litecoin’s price and mining profitability. However, the Litecoin Association does not feel worried about the Litecoin’s price, as it believes the price is not

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