Cryptocurrency

Ripple’s XRP coin dropped 9% of its value in the last 24 hours as the cryptocurrency market fell back following widespread gains over the weekend.

At the time of writing (7am UK), XRP is at $1.19. However it only returned to a symbolic valuation of $1 on Friday morning and, thanks to more massive gains over the weekend, remains 46% up on its price seven days ago.

Ethereum (ETH), the world’s second most valuable crypto, dropped 4% to below $3,200 but remains 2% up on last Tuesday morning.

Proof-of-Stake blockchain platform Cardano also fell 4% in value in the last 24 hours. Its ADA token is worth $2.08, putting it a massive 42% up over seven days.

Market leader Bitcoin (BTC) is around $46,200, down 3% since yesterday morning and 1% up in a week.

Binance Coin (BNB) was the only major not to fall in the last 24 hours, holding steady to remain 20% up over seven days with a $424 valuation.

Meme coin Dogecoin (DOGE) shed 1.5% to sit at 33 cents and is 30% up over seven days.

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The cryptocurrency market is now worth a collective $1.99 trillion, with the almost 11,300 coins losing around 2.3% in value in the last 24 hours.

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

For valuations of the top 250 coins by market cap (updated every 15 minutes), their market cap plus 24-hour price change and volume traded, see below. 

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