Saturday, April 27: Most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reported mild to moderate gains on the day of closing this edition. Bitcoin (BTC) has slightly surpassed the $ 5,300 mark.
Bitcoin rose slightly less than 1% a day, trading at $ 5,306 at the end of the release, according to CoinMarketCap. If you look at a weekly chart, the currency dropped slightly less than 1% during the week.
Bitcoin Price for 7 days. source: CoinMarketCap
Ethereum (ETH) remains in place as the highest altcoin by market value, which is almost 16.9 million USD. The second largest altcoin, XRP, has a market capitalization of $ 12.5 million at the end of this release.
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Data from CoinMarketCap shows that the ETH has risen nearly 3% in the past 24 hours. At the end of this edition, ETH was quoted around $ 160. During the week, the currency decreased its value by more than 7%.
Ethereum graph price for 7 days. source: CoinMarketCap
The XRP index has fallen by only 0.23% in the last 24 hours and currently trades at around $ 0.297. In the week, the currency lost significantly almost 10%.
Price chart of XRP for 7 days. source: CoinMarketCap
Among the 20 major kryptocons at market value, the currencies reporting the most obvious price action are ontology (ONT), which rose more than 11% a day and fell by 12% per week, and rods (XTZ), which rose almost 10% today, In a week of almost 9%.
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Most of the other 20 major currencies rose between 1 and 3 percent in the last 24 hours of the closing.
At the end of the release, the total market value of all cryptocurrencies is 172.2 million dollars, 5.2% less than the value reported a week ago.
Graph of total market value for 7 days. source: CoinMarketCap
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In other news on crypts, the saga surrounding the exchange of Bitptinex cryptocurrency and its subsidiary, the Bondcoin tied (USDT), continues to evolve. Bitfinex was charged by the New York Attorney General for using Tether's cash to cover the apparent funding shortfall of $ 850 million with reserves to support stablecoin.
Today, April 27, the CEO of Bitfinex sent a letter to users stating that the charges against him "are full of inaccuracies and false claims."
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