Cryptocurrency

SHIBA INU, the Ethereum-based spinoff from Dogecoin, is closing on DOGE and the top 10 crypto coins once more.

A 23% jump in the last 24 hours has seen SHIB move to a market cap of more than $26.2 billion, $2.4bn behind DOGE. It is 11% up in a week.

Meme coin DOGE gained 5% from Monday morning but remains below 22 cents at the time of writing (7am UK). It is 1% down over seven days.

Market leader Bitcoin (BTC) dropped 2% to just above $56,400 and is more or less where it was a week ago.

Solana (SOL) also fell 2% to $203 and is 7% down over seven days.

Ethereum (ETH), the world’s second most valuable token, gained 2% to above $4,400. The smart contract blockchain platform is 6% up in a week.

Ripple (XRP) fell less than 1% to 98 cents and is 6% down on its price last Tuesday morning.

Binance Coin (BNB) is around $612 after remaining relatively stable. BNB’s seven-day price is up 8%.

Polkadot (DOT) dropped slightly and remains below $36, leaving it 8% down over seven days, while Cardano (ADA) shed 2% to $1.56 and is 13% down in a week.

Avalanche (AVAX) is back at $117, where it was on Friday morning, following a 4% gain. It is 11% down in a week.

The overall market cap of the almost 15,000 coins remains at $2.57 trillion, where it was 24 hours ago.

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.