Moderate gains across the market as Bitcoin climbs above $5,100

07 Apr, 2019 | Updated: 07 Apr, 2019
by Richard Allen
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Moderate gains across the market as Bitcoin climbs above $5,100

Most of the top 20 are seeing moderate gains today. Several altcoins are showing notable improvement, however, while Bitcoin climbs above $5,100.

Bitcoin is just under 2% at the time of writing, trading at $5,154. Ethereum is showing similar gains, up by 1.37% now worth $167.61. The top 10 earner today is Bitcoin Cash with a notable increase of just under 9%. BCH is now trading at $320.07.

Other major altcoins like EOS and Stellar are both up just less than 1% to $5.42 and $0.127 respectively. Binance Coin, meanwhile, is down 1.23% trading at $19.07.

Looking at the top 20, Ethereum Classic is surging ahead of every other major project with just under 20% in the green at the time of writing. The most likely reason behind the impressive surge is the increased talk regarding the project’s upcoming hardfork, Atlantis. ETC is now trading at $6.82.

Read more: Ethereum classic surges by 21%, what's behind it?

Tron also showing nice gains, up 5% over the last 24 hours. Meanwhile, Ontology and Tezos are both down just under 2% while NEO drops 2.25% to $13.00.

Read more: Justin Sun: TRON is getting "lots of interest from institutional investors"

Loopring is today’s top earner surging 22.58%. A possible explanation may be the project’s addition to cryptocurrency exchange OnePageX, bringing the value of LPR up to $0.112.

Today’s loser is Aurora, sinking nearly 18% at the time of writing. The total market cap is now sitting at $179.8 billion. 

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