Cryptocurrency prices today: Bitcoin rises over 2%, Ether above $4,300

The cryptocurrency market witnessed a range-bound session over the past 24 hours, with top virtual coins trading marginally higher.

Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency, was trading at $61,713.64 or nearly 2 per cent higher than its price 24 hours ago at 11:40 am. The market capitalisation of Bitcoin remains stable at 1.16 trillion and the 24-hour trading volume stood at $1.44 billion.

The largest altcoin, Ethereum, was trading at $4,358.42 or 3.37 per cent higher than its price 24 hours ago. Ether’s market captalisation stands at 511.92 billion and the trading volume over the last 24 hours declined marginally to $1.07 billion.

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Maintaining the strong momentum seen over the last few days, smaller altcoins such as Polkadot, Shiba Inu, Dogecoin, Chainlink, Uniswap, and Litecoin kept rising.

Commenting on the cryptocurrency market, Edul Patel, CEO and Co-founder of Mudrex, a global algorithm-based crypto investment platform, said, “The past 24 hours remained a range-bound session for the cryptocurrency market.”

“Among the top 10 cryptocurrencies, Polkadot was the out-performer, after rising more than 15 per cent over the past 24 hours,” he added.

“The total crypto market cap surpassed the $2.65 trillion mark, and Bitcoin dominance fell below 44 per cent. It could be a huge boost to the altcoins as the market looks poised for a strong up move.”

Here are the latest prices and trends of popular cryptocurrencies:

Cryptocurrency

Price (US Dollar)

24-hour change

Market cap

Volume (24 Hours)

Bitcoin

61,715.04

-0.10%

$1.16 trillion

$1.47 billion

Ether

4,369.97

1.76%

$513.24 billion

$1.08 billion

Dogecoin

0.274721

0.71%

$36.21 billion

$2.33 billion

Litecoin

196.74

1.30%

$13.55 billion

$81.87 million

XRP

1.10

0.24%

$109.86 billion

$4.68 billion

Cardano

1.96

0.17%

$64.30 billion

$183.65 million

DISCLAIMER: The cryptocurrency prices have been updated as of 12:30 pm and will change as the day progresses. The list is intended to give a rough idea regarding popular cryptocurrency trends and will be updated daily.