Bitcoin, XRP and Ether drop around 10% in value – crypto movers and shakers

Posted on May 13, 2021 by Jonathan Symcox

Crypto movers and shakers

The world’s most popular cryptocurrencies have fallen back once more in the last 24 hours after a brief recovery.

Bitcoin (BTC) was down 11% to under $51,000, having crept up to more than $57,000 by this time (7am) yesterday. It is down 11% on this time last week.

Ripple’s XRP coin fell 9% from $1.51 to $1.38, below its value of $1.41 48 hours ago. It has lost 20% of its value in a week.

Ethereum (ETH) suffered an uncharacteristic drop of 8.5% to $3,985, but remains 16% higher than this time last Thursday.

Dogecoin fell back to 45 cents from more than 50c yesterday, an 11% drop. It is down 28% on its position seven days ago.

Litecoin (LTC) is down 14% in value in 24 hours to around $331. The altcoin – billed a lighter and faster version of Bitcoin – is worth 2.5% less than a week ago.

Ether’s sibling Ethereum Classic (ETC), which last week hit a record $177, is now at $94, down 15% on Wednesday morning’s position.

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Fewer than 10 of the top 100 coins by market cap rose in value in 24 hours, with the biggest rises – all around 20% – coming for Nano (NANO), Kusama (KSM) and Aave (AAVE).

To see how the valuations of the biggest movers and shakers – and main coins – have changed over the last few days, click here.

For up-to-the-minute valuations of the top 100 coins by market cap, and the one-hour price change, see below. 

To see the Crypto Rich List, the world’s richest people in cryptocurrency, scroll down to the bottom of the page.

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