Cryptocurrency

Terra (LUNA) was the biggest winner in the last 24 hours as the cryptocurrency market gained almost 2% in value.

LUNA has rocketed in value since last week and reached almost $94 at the time of writing (7am UK) following its latest 14% rise.

It is 62% higher than its value a week ago.

Avalanche (AVAX), which topped $100 on Friday and has also been on a steep upward curve, enjoyed a further 7% rise to $125 which puts it 39% up over seven days.

Ripple (XRP) was up 6% to around 96 cents, 18% up in a week.

Polkadot (DOT) enjoyed a 6% gain to $25.88 yet is 1% down on its price last Wednesday.

Market leader Bitcoin (BTC) gained 2% to top $49,200, which leaves it 2% up in a week.

Ethereum (ETH), the world’s second most valuable coin, reached $4,050 with a 1% rise and is 5% up over seven days.

Solana (SOL) is at $186 with a 3% gain – up 13% in a week – while Cardano (ADA) rose 3% to $1.30, 4% up on last Wednesday.

 

Binance Coin (BNB) gained 1% to $534 and is also 1% up over seven days.

Meme coin Dogecoin (DOGE) grew 1% and is above 17c, which leaves it 4% down on its seven-day price. Its Ethereum-based spinoff SHIBA INU (SHIB) gained 2% and is 1% down in a week.

Curve DAO Token (CRV) and IOTA (MIOTA) were the only top 100 coins to gain more than Terra (LUNA), up 17% and 16% respectively.

yearn.finance (YFI) was the only significant loser, down 7%.

The overall market cap of the more than 15,900 coins is at $2.29 trillion, up 1.8% 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.