Cryptocurrency

The major cryptocurrency coins rocketed in value in the last 24 hours with Terra (LUNA) and Solana (SOL) leading the way.

SOL jumped a massive 17% to $106 at the time of writing (7am UK), which puts it 18% up in a week.

Terra (LUNA) fared even better, rocketing 19% to $52.65. However its volatility recently is evidenced by the fact that it is the only major coin to be down (18%) over seven days.

Ethereum (ETH), the world’s second most valuable coin, jumped 9% to almost $2,750. ETH is 15% up on its price a week ago.

 

Market leader Bitcoin (BTC) gained 4% to around $38,350 and remains 6% up in a week.

Polkadot (DOT) added 11% to $19.30 and is 10% up over seven days, while a 7% increase for Avalanche (AVAX) to $69.45 leaves that coin 11% up on its price last Tuesday.

Binance Coin (BNB) is up 3% to $381 and 6% up in a week.

 

Ripple (XRP) climbed 6% to above 62 cents and is 4% up in a week, while Cardano (ADA) added 3% to $1.05 and is 3% up in a week.

Meme coin Dogecoin (DOGE) moved back above 14c after a 4% gain. It is 6% up on its price a week ago.

 

The overall market cap of the more than 17,200 coins is at $1.76 trillion, a 5% 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.