Cryptocurrency

Meme coin Dogecoin (DOGE) lost 8% of its value in the last 24 hours but remains up over seven days.

The peer-to-peer coin – originally created as a satire on the hype surrounding cryptocurrencies but now a major player in the space – is popular as a tipping system to reward quality content on social platforms such as Reddit and Twitter.

At the time of writing (7am UK), DOGE, which enjoys the support of Tesla CEO Elon Musk, is down to 30 cents but 13% up on last Wednesday morning.

Ripple’s XRP coin dropped 4% of its value, sinking for a second consecutive day, to sit at $1.13.

However it only returned to a symbolic valuation of $1 on Friday morning and, thanks to more massive gains over the weekend, remains 28% up on its price seven days ago.

Ethereum (ETH), the world’s second most valuable crypto, dropped 3% to below $3,100. It is also 3% down in a week.

Proof-of-Stake blockchain platform Cardano fell 2% in value in the last 24 hours. Its ADA token is worth $2.03, putting it 16% up over seven days.

Market leader Bitcoin (BTC) dropped below $46k with a 2% dip which puts it 1% down in a week.

Binance Coin (BNB) has shed 5% since Tuesday morning but is 5% up over seven days with a $404 valuation.

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The cryptocurrency market is now worth a collective $1.93 trillion, with the 11,300 coins losing around 3.3% 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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