It's LTC time! Litecoin leading the market again today, reaching $52

20 Feb, 2019 | Updated: 20 Feb, 2019
by Jelmer van der Dussen
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It's LTC time! Litecoin leading the market again today, reaching $52

The cryptocurrency market keeps its momentum after the gains of the last few days, with Litecoin and EOS leading the pack today. Both coins have seen gains of about 8% in the last two hours.

EOS jumped from $3.64 to $3.90 and Litecoin saw its value going up from $49 to $52. At the time of writing (1.30 PM UTC) $LTC seems to be on a second run for today, after a short consolidation period. Last week, Litecoin was the first top coin to make significant gains and the rest of the market followed in the footsteps of $LTC.

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Bitcoin is seeing upwards movement as well, trying to break the $4000 mark yet again. Yesterday, BTC was trading above $4K for 15 minutes, before it dropped back to $3970 levels. Currently Bitcoin is again trading above $4000, now trying to hold this level.

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Ethereum and XRP are relatively stable, with Binance Coin being the top gainer in the top 10. $BNB grew 15% in the last 24 hours, thanks to the launch of the Binance DEX and Chain on the public testnet.

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Another eyecatcher is Maker, that gained 11% and passed NEO in the top 100 on Coinmarketcap. Maker is now the 16th ranked cryptocurrency with a market cap of $650 million.

The total crypto market is now valued at $136 billion.

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