Crypto Currencies Moves Higher

Crypto Currencies Market Goes Up

Of the 1,665 digital crypto currencies monitored, the past 24 hours saw total market gains of $11,344,123, as 864 currencies rose and 714 went down. The biggest impacts on the markets came from Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Zcash (ZEC), and Bitcoin Cash (BCH).


Bitcoin (BTC) swung between a high of $6,502.60 and a low of $6,250.30 ending twenty four hours of trading at $6,437. This equates to an increase of $10,649,146.00 in market cap. A month ago, bitcoin traded at $7,727. It has seen a 1.01% weekly increase, and in just the last hour bitcoin has fallen -0.43%. Currently there are 17,226,912 bitcoins in circulation, representing 82% of the final twenty-one million bitcoins that can be mined. 590,858 of these bitcoins were traded in the past 24 hours.

In August Bitcoin started the month at $7,743 and swung between $5,934 and $7,757, closing at $6,370 on August 22.

Top 20 Crypto-Currency Coins

Examining the top 20 crypto currencies (ranked by market capitalization), the top performers over the last 24 hours were VeChain (VET) 8.44%, TRON (TRX) 2.46%, EOS (EOS) 2.42%, Litecoin (LTC) 1.92%, NEO (NEO) 1.57%, while the worst three performing were Monero (XMR) -2.18%, NEM (XEM) -0.29% and XRP (XRP) -0.19%.

Crypto Market Winners and Losers

If we look across the 1,665 crypto currencies (that we track), the biggest short term winners were:

  • OctoCoin (888), gained 143%, and has a market cap of 24 Bitcoins.
  • Phantomx (PNX), gained 136%, and sports a market cap of 16 Bitcoins.
  • PetroDollar (XPD), gained 133%, and sports a market cap of 277 Bitcoins.
  • GeyserCoin (GSR), gained 127%, with a market cap of 1.00 Bitcoins.
  • Breakout (BRK), gained 111%, with a market cap of 318 Bitcoins.

On the downside, the biggest losers were

  • ZoZoCoin (ZZC), lost 68%.
  • Bitcoin File (BIFI), lost 65%.
  • Kurrent (KURT), lost 62%.
  • Adrenaline (ADN), lost 56%.
  • Manna (MANNA), lost 49%.

Cryptocurrencies are traded day and night, so instead of covering a market session, we cover the last 24 hours of trading. Remember, prices on Cryptocurrencies can vary quite a bit across exchanges, so always check your local exchange for current rates.

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