Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin, XRP and Ethereum mirrored wider falls in the cryptocurrency market in the last 24 hours.

As the overall market cap of the more than 14,200 coins fell 7.8% to $2.65 trillion, market leader Bitcoin (BTC) shed 8% to $60,575 at the time of writing (7am UK).

That leaves BTC 11% down on its seven-day price.

Ripple’s XRP dropped 10 cents – also 8% – to $1.12 and is 12% down on its position a week ago.

ETH, the world’s second most valuable crypto, also fell 8% to $4,300, 10% down on last Tuesday morning.

Binance Coin (BNB) was another coin to lose 8% since Monday morning. Now priced at $604, it is 6% down over seven days.

Solana (SOL) lost 7% to stand at $225, 8% down in a week, while Cardano (ADA) dropped 6% to $1.94, 11% down over seven days. 

Polkadot fell the most among the top 10 coins, with its DOT token – now at $42 – down 10% in 24 hours and 21% over the last week.

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Dogecoin and its Ethereum-based spinoff SHIBA INU are down 6% and 4% respectively, and 13% and 10% over the course of seven days, with DOGE sitting around 24.5c.

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.