Cryptocurrency

Polygon and Polkadot both surged in value as the cryptocurrency market picked back up in the last 24 hours.

At the time of writing (7am UK), Polygon (MATIC) is at $2.35 following a 9% climb which leaves it just 3% down in a week.

An 8% gain for Polkadot (DOT) puts it at $26, 12% down over seven days.

All the major coins gained value. Ethereum (ETH), the world’s second most valuable coin, grew 4% to around $3,250 and is 15% down over seven days.

Binance Coin (BNB) and Avalanche (AVAX) each rose 6%, to $461 and around $91.50 respectively, with their seven-day prices down 10% and 14%.

Ripple (XRP) climbed 2% to above 76 cents – 8% down over seven days – while Cardano (ADA) was up 5% to $1.21 and is 9% down in a week.

 

Market leader Bitcoin (BTC) rose around 1.5% to $42,750, which leaves it 8% down over seven days, while Terra (LUNA) is at $74 following a 3% gain which leaves it 13% lower than its price a week ago.

Solana (SOL) is at $140, up 3% on Tuesday morning and 17% down over the course of a week.

Meme coin Dogecoin and its Ethereum-based spinoff SHIBA INU are 6% and 7% up respectively. DOGE is back above 15c – 10% lower than its position a week ago – while SHIB is 12% down over seven days.

 

Oasis Network (ROSE) was the biggest winner among the top 100 coins, growing 21% to 48c. It is 17% up in a week.

Dash (DASH) was one of only three top 100 coins to lose value. It stands at $141 following a 7% fall but is 4% up over seven days.

The overall market cap of the almost 16,700 coins is at $2.02 trillion, a 3.2% increase in the last 24 hours.

To see how the valuations of the biggest movers and shakers – and main coins – have changed in 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.