Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin broke through $45,500 after leaping 5% in the last 24 hours.

At the time of writing (7am UK), market-leading cryptocurrency BTC is up 19% in a week.

The top crypto coins enjoyed a stellar start to the weekend before falling back heading into Monday morning. However all the majors has seen big gains in the last 24 hours.

Ethereum (ETH), the world’s second most valuable crypto, is worth more than $3,100 after a 7% rise which puts it 26% higher than its price seven days ago.

Cardano (ADA) enjoyed a 4% jump to $1.47 and is 15% up in a week.

Ripple’s XRP coin sits at 81c thanks to a 3% climb which puts it 13% up over seven days.

Binance Coin (BNB) has reached $353 after rising 4%. It has gained 10% since last Tuesday morning.

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Meme coin Dogecoin (DOGE) climbed the most among the top 10, gaining 7% in 24 hours and 28% over seven days.

The cryptocurrency market is now worth a collective $1.85 trillion, with the 11,200 coins gaining 5% in 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. 

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