Crypto Currencies Gain Ground
Of the 1,610 digital crypto currencies we monitor, the past 24 hours saw total market gains of $605,347,184, as 1,168 currencies rose and 387 went down. The biggest impacts on the markets came from Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Litecoin (LTC), Dash (DASH).
Bitcoin (BTC) swung between a high of $9,779.00 and a low of $9,061.00 ending twenty four hours of trading at $9,661. This equates to an increase of $562,921,170.00 in market cap. A month ago, bitcoin traded at $7,046. It has seen a 7.67% weekly increase, and in just the last hour bitcoin has risen 0.84%. Currently there are 17,013,287 bitcoins in circulation, representing 81% of the final twenty-one million bitcoins that can be mined. 1,006,356 of these bitcoins were traded in the past 24 hours.
In May Bitcoin started the month at $9,253 and swung between $8,882 and $9,253, closing at $9,104 on May 01.
Top 20 Coins
Examining the top 20 crypto currencies (ranked by market capitalization), the top performers over the last 24 hours were IOTA (MIOTA) 16.33%, Ethereum (ETH) 11.86%, OmiseGO (OMG) 8.21%, Litecoin (LTC) 7.90% and Dash (DASH) 7.30%, while the worst three performing were EOS (EOS) -6.84%, TRON (TRX) -4.09% and Cardano (ADA) -0.28%.
Entire Market Winners and Losers
If we look across the 1,610 crypto currencies (that we track), the biggest short term winners were:
- Tellurion (TELL), gained 221%.
- Ccore (CCO), gained 158%, and a market cap of 39 Bitcoins.
- BitcoinDark (BTCD), gained 147%, and has a market cap of 33,373 Bitcoins.
- GCN Coin (GCN), gained 140%, and has a market cap of 776 Bitcoins.
- Golfcoin (GOLF), gained 113%, and a market cap of 50 Bitcoins.
On the downside, the biggest losers were
- RabbitCoin (RBBT), lost 81%.
- Internet of Things (XOT), lost 81%.
- eREAL (EREAL), lost 77%.
- BoostCoin (BOST), lost 56%, and has a market cap of 11 Bitcoins.
Cryptocurrencies are traded day and night, so instead of covering a market session, we cover the last 24 hours of trading. Remember, prices on Cryptocurrencies can vary quite a bit across exchanges, so always check your local exchange for current rates.
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