Cryptocurrency

Proof-of-Stake blockchain platform Cardano surged 5% in price in the last 24 hours, but the other major coins did not perform so well.

At the time of writing (7am UK), its ADA token is worth $2.13, putting it 21% up over seven days.

Ripple’s XRP coin dropped less than 1% on a third consecutive day of losses to remain 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 15% up on its price seven days ago.

Market leader Bitcoin (BTC) dropped below $45k with a 2% dip which puts it more than 1% down in a week.

Ethereum (ETH), the world’s second most valuable crypto, dropped 2% and is sitting just above $3,000. It is 4% down in a week.

Having plunged 8% in the previous 24-hour period, Meme coin Dogecoin (DOGE) lost 1% of its value in the last 24 hours but remains 10% up over seven days. It sits at just over 30 cents.

Binance Coin (BNB) dropped below $400 with a 1% dip but remains 4% higher than its price last Thursday morning.

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Voyager Token (VGX) was the big winner, climbing an astonishing 55% in 24 hours to reach $5.81. It is 57% up over seven days.

Terra (LUNA) and Avalanche (AVAX) both added more than 30% of value. Each coin has almost doubled its price in a week.

Telcoin (TEL) fared the worst among the top 100 coins, dropping 8%.

The cryptocurrency market is now worth a collective $1.91 trillion, with the 11,300 coins losing around 1% 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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