2022 appears to end on a soft note for cryptocurrency prices, as the global market capitalization fell below $800 billion for the first time in months. Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) did not post any major gains and other popular altcoins, including Dogecoin (DOGE), Litecoin (LTC), Solana (SOL) and Ripple (XRP), saw minor price movements early Friday. The BitDAO token (BIT) turned out to be the biggest gainer of the lot, with a gain of more than 18 percent in 24 hours. Helium (HNT), on the other hand, was the biggest loser with a 24-hour drop of 5.21 percent.
The global crypto market capitalization stood at $795.83 billion at the time of writing, posting a minor 24-hour gain of 0.02 percent.
Bitcoin (BTC) price today
The Bitcoin price stood at $16,601.08, posting a 24-hour gain of 0.28 percent, according to CoinMarketCap. According to the Indian exchange WazirX, the price of BTC stood at Rs 14.15 lakhs.
Ethereum (ETH) price today
ETH price sat at $1197.09, marking a 24-hour jump of 0.23 percent at the time of writing. According to WazirX, the Ethereum price in India stood at Rs 1.03 lakhs.
Dogecoin (DOGE) price today
DOGE posted a 24-hour gain of 0.05 percent according to data from CoinMarketCap, currently priced at $0.07054. According to WazirX, the Dogecoin price in India was Rs 6.20.
Litecoin (LTC) price today
Litecoin saw a 24-hour gain of 1.13 percent. At the time of writing, it was trading at $67.11. The LTC price in India stood at Rs 5,655.59.
Ripple Price (XRP) Today
XRP price stood at $0.3383, with a 24-hour loss of 1.91 percent. According to WazirX, the Ripple price stood at Rs 28.66.
Solana (SOL) price today
Solana’s price stood at $9.60, down 1.05 percent in 24 hours. According to WazirX, the SOL price in India was Rs 827.
Top cryptocurrency gainers today (December 30)
Based on CoinMarketCap data, here are the top five cryptocurrency gainers in the last 24 hours:
24 hour gain: 18.85 percent
Trusted Wallet Token (TWT)
24 hour gain: 5.67 percent
24 hour gain: 4.05 percent
Classic Ethereum (ETC)
24 hour gain: 2.55 percent
Ethereum PoW (ETHW)
24 hour gain: 2.54 percent
Top Crypto Losers Today (December 30)
Based on CoinMarketCap data, here are the top five cryptocurrency losers in the last 24 hours:
Loss of 24 hours: 5.21 percent
Loss of 24 hours: 5.11 percent
Loss of 24 hours: 5.05 percent
Loss of 24 hours: 5 percent
USD Neutrino (USDN)
Loss of 24 hours: 4.62 percent
What crypto exchanges are saying about the current market scenario
weTrade founder Prashant Kumar also offered his take on the market scenario: “Global cryptocurrency market capitalization was flat on Friday with Bitcoin trading at $16,600 and Ethereum near $1,200 to wrap up the year this year. saw major movement in the cryptocurrency sector and gets the ball rolling for the new year.”
Shivam Thakral, CEO of BuyUCoin, said: “The last business day of the year seems to be quiet for the crypto market, even as traditional crypto markets are on edge due to geopolitical uncertainty and evolving covid situation. Bitcoin remains strong above the $16,500 level while Ether remains close to the $1,200 mark. Crypto assets like Bitcoin are expected to hold steady well into 2023 if the news headlines remain kind. In 2023, we can expect institutions to participate in the cryptocurrency market to a large extent supported by positive regulations.”
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