Cryptocurrency

Solana dropped 6% in value in the last 24 hours to below $150 as the cryptocurrency market shrunk slightly.

At the time of writing (7am UK), SOL is 22% down over seven days having hit record highs a couple of weeks ago.

Meme coin Dogecoin (DOGE) was the big winner among the majors, rising 5% for a third consecutive day of gains.

At below 26 cents, it is more or less where it was last Friday morning.

Polkadot (DOT) also went up in value. It is at $36.69 thanks to a 2% climb which leaves the proof-of-stake crypto up 15% in a week.

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Smart contract blockchain platform Ethereum (ETH), the world’s second most valuable crypto, dropped 2% yet is 3% up over seven days.

Cardano (ADA), in third spot in the valuation table following a meteoric rise, is at $2.43 after falling 2%. The proof-of-stake blockchain platform is 5% down over seven days.

Binance Coin (BNB) fell back 2%, leaving it at $423. It is 1% down in a week.

Market leader Bitcoin (BTC) saw a slight drop to just above $48,000. The original cryptocurrency is 3% up over seven days.

Ripple’s XRP stands at $1.10 thanks to a 2% hiccup and is 4% down on its price last Friday.

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The cryptocurrency market is at $2.17 trillion, with the 11,900 coins losing 1.3% value 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. 

Cryptocurrency