Cryptocurrency

Ethereum, the world’s second most valuable crypto, has set another record valuation.

ETH is worth $4,569 at the time of writing (7am UK) after a 5% rise in the last 24 hours.

The smart contract blockchain platform is 8% up over seven days.

Market leader Bitcoin (BTC) is at $63,100 after a 2% gain and up 4% on last Wednesday morning.

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Solana (SOL) is at $228 following a huge 12% increase in the last 24 hours and is 14% up in a week.

Cardano (ADA) sits at $2.05 thanks to a 5% rise but is 4% down in a week, while Ripple’s XRP is at $1.19 with a 9% increase. XRP is 8% up over seven days.

Polkadot (DOT) surged another 5% to above $51, which leaves it 14% up over seven days.

Binance Coin (BNB) gained 2% to $551, up 14% in a week.

The only two coins among the top 10 to shed value were Dogecoin and the ‘Dogecoin killer’.

SHIBA INU (SHIB) remains more valuable than parent coin DOGE by market cap despite losing 7% in the last 24 hours. The Ethereum-based spinoff is 23% up in a week.

DOGE, meanwhile, lost 2% and is still below 28 cents, which puts it 5% up over seven days.

The overall market cap of the almost 13,500 coins is at $2.74 trillion after a 3.1% rise 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.