Cryptocurrency

The cryptocurrency market held relatively steady in the last 24 hours following the turbulence of the last few weeks.

Solana, which fell from $191 on Friday to below $162 yesterday morning, was back up to $167 at the time of writing (7am UK) thanks to a 4% climb.

Its SOL token – linked to an open-source project designed to facilitate the creation of decentralised apps – is closing again on XRP in the valuation table by market cap, yet is 9% down over seven days thanks to record highs last week.

Ripple’s coin remains at $1.07 after barely moving but is 22% down on its price last Tuesday after also enjoying a huge spike more than a week ago.

Cardano (ADA), the third most valuable crypto, is at $2.39 after shedding 3% in the last 24 hours. The proof-of-stake blockchain platform is 15% down in a week.

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Polkadot (DOT), the only coin in the top 10 cryptocurrencies to gain value over the weekend, rose slightly to remain just below $36. The proof-of-stake crypto is 1% up in a week.

Market leader Bitcoin (BTC) is back above $45,000 after a 1% increase yet is 14% down over seven days.

Smart contract blockchain platform Ethereum, whose ETH token is the world’s second most valuable crypto, held steady just below $3,300. It is 16% down over seven days.

Also barely budging was Binance Coin (BNB), which remained around $400 after a $28 drop from Friday to Monday morning. It is 19% down over seven days.

Meme coin Dogecoin (DOGE) dropped further away from 24c with a 2% fall and is 23% down on its price last Tuesday.

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The biggest winners were Mina (MINA), Synthetix (SNX) and Telcoin (TEL), which all gained around 18% in the last 24 hours.

Harmony (ONE) fared the worst among the top 100 coins, shedding 10%.

The cryptocurrency market is at $2.06 trillion, with the almost 11,900 coins gaining 1% 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