Crypto price update: Binance Coin, Solana and Polkadot boosted
Binance Coin followed a 10% jump in value from Wednesday to Thursday with another 3% growth in the last 24 hours.
At the time of writing on Friday (7am UK), BNB is at $389 and up 5% in a week.
Solana rose 2% to $141, which leaves it 1% down in a week. It is now $2.7 billion behind XRP in the valuation table by market cap.
Ripple’s coin added less than 1% to reach 96 cents, with investors hoping it can return to a $1+ valuation over the weekend. XRP in 2% down on its price last Friday.
Polkadot (DOT) grew for a second consecutive day, up 3% to almost $29, but is 10% down over seven days.
Market leader Bitcoin (BTC) was up 1% to close on $43,900, a seven-day decrease of less than 1%.
Smart contract blockchain platform Ethereum (ETH) remained above $3,000 despite a slight decrease. The world’s second most valuable crypto is 2% down over seven days.
Cardano (ADA), in third spot in the valuation table, added 0.5% to sit at $2.12. The proof-of-stake blockchain platform is 6% down on last Friday.
Meme coin Dogecoin (DOGE) remained above 20c with a slight gain but is 8% down in a week.
IOTA (MIOTA) was the biggest winner among the top 100 coins, climbing 9% to reach $1.19, but is 11% down over seven days.
Celo (CELO), THORChain (RUNE) and IOST (IOST) fared the worst, all dropping between 15-16% in the last 24 hours.
The overall market cap of the more than 12,200 coins is at $1.93 trillion, a 0.7% increase in the last 24 hours.
To see how the valuations of the biggest movers and shakers – and main coins – have changed over the last few days, click here.
For valuations of the top 250 coins by market cap (updated every 15 minutes), their market cap plus 24-hour price change and volume traded, see below.