Crypto prices today: Bitcoin continues to hover above $17,000; Aptos & Dogecoin gain

Bitcoin continues to hover past the $17,000 mark, though it witnessed a marginal dip of 0.12% on Tuesday. Altcoins like Ethereum and Uniswap continue to trade higher.

New Delhi,UPDATED: Jan 10, 2023 11:30 IST

By Jasmine Anand:

On 10 January, Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency, dropped by 0.12 percent and stood at $17,224.40 at the time of writing this article (1030 IST). Ethereum, the second largest crypto in the world, is currently priced at $1,325.88, after a rise of 1.09 percent over the last 24 hours.

Other popular cryptos like Uniswap, Monero, and Lido DAO rose by 1.26 percent, 0.32 percent, and 3.26 percent, respectively. Contrastingly, tokens like Cardano dropped by 4.73 percent, XRP lost 1.33 percent, Polygon dipped by 1.76 percent, Solana declined by 2.41 percent and Polkadot decreased by 0.76 percent, since the previous day.

Today’s top gainers include Aptos, Gala, and GMX, which zoomed by 26.60 percent, 17.74 percent, and 6.58 percent, respectively. On the other hand, Frax Share, Optimism, and NEAR Protocol were among the top decliners of today.

On Tuesday, the global crypto market cap declined marginally by 0.07 percent and stood at $849.51 billion. However, the total crypto market volume has been up by 33.0 percent to $41.42 billion since the past day.

Meme coins trade mix

Popular meme coins display mixed momentum. While Dogecoin gained by 0.25 percent and is trading at $0.07577, its rival, Shiba Inu, lost 2.63 percent and is priced at $0.000008695 at the time of writing.

Metaverse tokens

Most of the top metaverse tokens are in the green today. ApeCoin advanced by 3.73 percent, Decentraland rose by 0.49 percent, Zilliqa surged by 6.45 percent and Enjin Coin was up by 0.82 percent. However, tokens like The Sandbox and Axie Infinity were trading with cuts at 2.32 percent and 0.28 percent, respectively.

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