Polkadot up but majors suffer bleak weekend
Polkadot (DOT) was the only coin in the top 10 cryptocurrencies to gain value over the weekend.
The proof-of-stake crypto, which aims to securely connect blockchains as a sort of decentralised internet, climbed from $32.04 on Friday morning to $35.80 at the time of writing (7am UK).
DOT, which gained 12% in the last 24 hours, is 5% up in a week.
Solana, which enjoyed record highs last week, fell from $191 on Friday to below $162.
Its SOL token – linked to an open-source project designed to facilitate the creation of decentralised apps – is now back below XRP in the valuation table by market cap, yet remains 14% up in a week.
Ripple’s coin is at $1.07, down 7 cents since Friday, and 19% down over seven days.
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Smart contract blockchain platform Ethereum, whose ETH token is the world’s second most valuable crypto, dropped around $200 to below $3,300. It is 16% down over seven days.
Cardano (ADA), the third most valuable crypto, is at $2.45 after losing 9c since Friday. The proof-of-stake blockchain platform is 15% down in a week.
Binance Coin (BNB) is around $400 again despite sitting at $428 on Friday morning and 20% down over seven days.
Meme coin Dogecoin (DOGE) went from 26c to 24c and is 23% down on its price last Monday.
The cryptocurrency market is at $2.04 trillion, with the 11,800+ coins losing 1.9% value in the last 24 hours.
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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.
Read here about Ethereum price.
And here about markets data.