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Bitcoin was trading 1.02% lower on Friday morning.
The price was around $45,910 per coin, while rivals Ethereum and Dogecoin were trading around $3,370 (-4.62%) and 24.6 cents (-4.46%) per coin, respectively, according to Coindesk.
Bitcoin is still recovering following Tuesday's plunge from nearly $53,000 to $43,119 at its low and after a higher day Thursday, which saw the crypto rise 1.02%, the report said.
BITCOIN TUMBLE TRIPS UP COINBASE, CAUSING DELAYS AND MALFUNCTIONS
In a surprise move Thursday, Mastercard agreed to buy CipherTrace, a firm that scans blockchains for illicit transactions, Coindesk reported.
The companies said in a press release the move gives Mastercard the ability to track over 900 cryptocurrencies. Details of the acquisition were not disclosed.