XRP drops to $1 as Dogecoin bucks trend – crypto movers and shakers
Posted on June 2, 2021 by Jonathan Symcox
The valuation of the major coins remained fairly steady in the last 24 hours, with two exceptions.
At the time of writing (7am), Ripple’s XRP coin, which had gained 20% from Monday to Tuesday morning, fell back more than 6% to $1.01.
XRP, which set a record valuation of $1.91 a few weeks ago, is around 2% down on last Wednesday.
Dogecoin (DOGE), the coin created as a crypto parody and based on a meme – and backed for great things by Tesla CEO Elon Musk – was up 10% to around 37 cents, following on from a 14% rise in the previous 24-hour period.
Ethereum (ETH) fell back 2.5% to around $2,650 after a 17% rise from Monday to Tuesday. It is 7% down over seven days and way below its record price of $4,300, set just last month.
Bitcoin (BTC) dropped below $37,000 again with a 1% fall and is 6% down on its price seven days ago.
Litecoin (LTC) was down 2% to $181. The altcoin – billed as a lighter and faster version of Bitcoin – is down 7% in a week.
Curve DAO Token (CRV) was the biggest winner in the last 24 hours, climbing 17% to $2.22, with several coins hovering around the 10% rise mark with DOGE.
THORChain (RUNE) saw the largest drop, more than 9% to $11.50.
To see how the valuations of the biggest movers and shakers – and main coins – have changed over the last few days, click here.
For up-to-the-minute valuations of the top 100 coins by market cap, and the one-hour price change, see below.
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