Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) — two of the most valued crypto coins — managed to rise above the $16,000 and $1,200 marks, respectively, on early Sunday morning. Other popular altcoins — including the likes of Dogecoin (DOGE), Solana (SOL) — opened in green as overall prices saw minor gains across the board. The Trust Wallet Token (TWT) emerged to be the biggest gainer, seeing a 24-hour jump of over 13 percent. Chain (XCN), on the other hand, turned out to be the biggest loser.
At the time of writing, the global crypto market cap stood at $812.93 billion, registering a 24-hour gain of 1.22 percent.
Bitcoin (BTC) price today
Bitcoin price stood at $16.776.20, seeing a 24-hour gain of 0.31 percent, as per CoinMarketCap. According to Indian exchange WazirX, BTC price stood at Rs 14.61 lakhs.
Ethereum (ETH) price today
ETH price stood at $1,192.20, marking a 24-hour gain of 1.04 percent at the time of writing. As per WazirX, Ethereum price in India stood at Rs 1.04 lakhs.
Dogecoin (DOGE) price today
DOGE registered a 24-hour jump of 2.82 percent as per CoinMarketCap data, currently priced at $0.07968. As per WazirX, Dogecoin price in India stood at Rs 7.2402.
Litecoin (LTC) price today
Litecoin saw a 24-hour loss of 2.02 percent. At the time of writing, it was trading at $65.42. LTC price in India stood at Rs 5,555.04.
Ripple (XRP) price today
XRP price stood at $0.3542, seeing a 24-hour loss of 0.40 percent. As per WazirX, Ripple price stood at Rs 31.0000.
Solana (SOL) price today
Solana price stood at $12.55, marking a 24-hour jump of 1.65 percent. As per WazirX, SOL price in India stood at Rs 1,109.99.
Top crypto gainers today (December 18)
As per CoinMarketCap data, here are the top five crypto gainers over the past 24 hours:
Trust Wallet Token (TWT)
24-hour gain: 13.05 percent
24-hour gain: 8.87 percent
Huobi Token (HT)
24-hour gain: 7.37 percent
Shibu Inu (SHIB)
24-hour gain: 7.35 percent
Internet Computer (ICP)
24-hour gain: 6.80 percent
Top crypto losers today (December 18)
As per CoinMarketCap data, here are the top five crypto losers over the past 24 hours:
24-hour loss: 7.55 percent
24-hour loss: 3.65 percent
Lido DAO (LDO)
24-hour loss: 2.48 percent
24-hour loss: 1.92 percent
24-hour loss: 1.09 percent
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