Thursday, July 18 — following Bitcoin’s (BTC) price retaking $10,000 earlier today, top-20 cryptocurrencies have seen notable gains on the day, with only UNUS SED LEO (LEO) casting a gloom on the prospects.
Market visualization. Source: Coin360
BTC is up 7.63% over the last 24 hours, and is trading at around $10,549 as of press time. Having briefly dipped to as low as $9,385 during the day, BTC has rebounded and is apparently pushing to the $11,000 price point. BTC is still down over 15% in terms of its weekly performance.
Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: Coin360
The second largest coin, Ether (ETH), began the day at around $215.39, subsequently reaching its intraday high of $227,36. At press time, the major altcoin is trading at around $225,13, up 4.14% on the day.
Ethereum 24-hour price chart. Source: Coin360
Ripple (XRP) has seen smaller gains of 1.73% to trade at around $0.323 at press time. During the day, XRP slumped to its daily low of $0.307, but soon began to recover. On its weekly chart, XRP is in the red by 12.12%.
XRP 7-day price chart. Source: Coin360
Stellar (XLM) has also taken an upturn and is currently trading at around $0.088. Today, Binance revealed that it unknowingly earned staking rewards of XLM in the amount of 9,500,000 XLM ($775,000 at press time) worth of extra XLM, and is going to share the gained XLM rewards to the entire community.
Stellar 7-day price chart. Source: Coin360
The total market cap of all cryptocurrencies is currently over $286 billion, while the daily trading volume is around $82.9 billion.
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