Cryptocurrency

The cryptocurrency market bounced back in the last 24 hours after losing value since the weekend.

The overall market cap of the more than 12,000 coins, at $2.17 trillion on Friday morning, was at $1.84tr by Wednesday. However after recouping 6.2%, it reached $1.97tr at the time of writing (7am UK).

Polkadot (DOT) and Solana (SOL) were the biggest performers among the majors, with DOT growing 16% to reach almost $32. However it is 12% down on its price last Thursday.

SOL is at $146 after a 13% climb yet 8% down over seven days. It gained more than $2 billion in value on Ripple in the last 24 hours and now sits $3bn behind it in the valuation league table.

With a market cap of $46.6bn, XRP – in sixth spot – returned to $1 exactly thanks to a 8% rise which leaves its seven-day price 11% down.

Smart contract blockchain platform Ethereum (ETH), the world’s second most valuable crypto, rose 9% to above $3,100 and is 14% down on last Thursday morning.

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Market leader Bitcoin (BTC) gained 5% to close on $44,000, which puts the original cryptocurrency 9% down over seven days.

Cardano (ADA), in third spot in the valuation table following a meteoric rise, climbed 10% to $2.25. The proof-of-stake blockchain platform is 9% down over seven days.

Binance Coin (BNB) was up 7% to $379 and is 12% below its value a week ago.

Meme coin Dogecoin (DOGE) rose 7% to above 22 cents and is 9% down over seven days.

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. 

Cryptocurrency