BTC maintains above $8K, ETH soars, altcoins having a great day

15 May, 2019
by Fifi Arisandi
Price Action
BTC maintains above $8K, ETH soars, altcoins having a great day

The altseason may have arrived! XRP keeps the momentum going with another gain in the last 24 hours, Ethereum is picking up, followed by most coins in the top 100 with only few exceptions.

The last couple of hours have been good in the crypto market, especially for altcoins. XRP’s significant gain less than 24 hours ago is said to have ushered us to the altcoin season.

Total market cap as of writing time is $244,825,674,726.

Top 10

The largest crypto by market cap holds strong above $8,000 at $8,016 after seeing a minor 0.22% gain. But the highlight on the list goes to XRP that has successfully maintained its momentum with a 16% gain that brings its value to $0.43.

Ethereum (ETH) is picking up with a 7.5% gain at $227, which is its highest value this year, followed by Stellar (XLM) with 11.7% gain at $0.12.

A hint of red can be seen on the top 10, which are Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Tether (USDT) that see -0.68% and -0.14% losses at $389 and $1 respectively.

Top 100

The top 100 looks good with green color domination. Chainlink (LINK) is leading the gain with 19.5% at $0.79, followed by Tezos (XTZ) with 19.42% at $1.62. The other coins that stand out are aelf (ELF) that see 16.84% gain at $0.2 and NEM (XEM) with 16.57% at $0.069.

The good time, however, don’t apply to coins, like ABBC Coin (ABBC) that sees a 12.65% loss at $0.28, followed by Aurora (AOA) with -8.32% at $0.01 and Factom (FCT) that is losing by 5.78% at $9.75.

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*All prices are correct as of writing time

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