Cryptocurrency

Solana (SOL) hit a record price of $207 on Friday morning after a stellar week.

The token, connected to the Solana Foundation – an open-source project designed to facilitate the creation of decentralised apps – is at $205 at the time of writing (7am UK).

That puts it 11% up in 24 hours and 32% higher over seven days.

Based on proof-of-history consensus, it can execute trades and smart contracts and is capable of processing 50,000 transactions a second. 

Having hit a record $67,016 on Wednesday, Bitcoin (BTC) has settled back at just below $63,000 following a 3% dip since Thursday morning.

The cryptocurrency market leader is 6% up in a week.

Smart contract blockchain platform Ethereum (ETH), the world’s second most valuable crypto, ultimately fell short of its record price, with a 1% drop leaving it at around $4,130 – yet it remains 8% up in a week.

The third and fourth most valuable cryptos, Binance Coin and Cardano, each dropped 4%.

BNB is at $479, 2% up over seven days, while ADA is at $2.19, 1% down on last Friday.

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Ripple’s XRP also dropped 4% to $1.10, where it has been for much of the week. However it is 4% down on last Friday.

Polkadot (DOT) grew 3% to $45 and is 9% up over seven days while meme coin Dogecoin (DOGE) was down 3% to around 24.5 cents, which puts it 4% up over seven days.

The overall market cap of the more than 12,900 coins dropped 6.1% in the last 24 hours to $2.47 trillion after experiencing a record high.

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.