Cryptocurrency Price Today: Ethereum Rises Above $1,700, Decred Gains Over 90 Percent

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Ethereum (ETH), the world’s second most value cryptocurrency after Bitcoin (BTC), managed to rise above the $1,700 mark on early Saturday. BTC, on the other hand, managed to remain above the $23,000 mark, not registering a major change in value over the past 24 hours. Other popular altcoins, including the likes of Dogecoin (DOGE), Ripple (XRP), and Solana (SOL) all saw a mixed bag of gains and losses across the board. Among lesser-known altcoins, the Decred (DCR) token saw the highest 24-hour gain, while the Waves (WAVES) token turned out to be the biggest loser.

At the time of writing, the global crypto market cap stood at $1.10 trillion as per CoinMarketCap data, registering a 24-hour gain of 1.40 percent. 

Bitcoin (BTC) price today

At the time of writing, BTC was priced at $23,129.04. As per CoinMarketCap, Bitcoin saw a 24-hour dip of 0.03 percent. As per Indian exchange WazirX, BTC price stood at Rs 18.60 lakhs.

Ethereum (ETH) price today

With a 24-hour gain of 4.57 percent, ETH price stood at $1,733.75. As per WazirX, Ethereum price in India stood at Rs 1.38 lakhs.

Dogecoin (DOGE) price today

DOGE saw a 24-hour gain of 2.53 percent as per CoinMarketCap data, currently priced at $0.0701. As per WazirX, Dogecoin price in India stood at Rs 5.56.

Litecoin (LTC) price today

Litecoin registered a gain of 0.03 percent over the past 24 hours. At the time of writing, it was priced at $61.63. LTC price in India stood at Rs 4,946.25.

Ripple (XRP) price today

XRP price stood at $0.3746, seeing a 24-hour dip of 0.53 percent. As per WazirX, Ripple price stood at Rs 29.65.

Solana (SOL) price today

Solana price stood at $40.55, marking a 24-hour gain of 1.29 percent. As per WazirX, SOL price in India stood at Rs 3,242.

Top crypto gainers today (August 6)

As per CoinMarketCap data, here are the top five crypto gainers over the past 24 hours:

Decred (DCR)

Price: $52.63
24-hour gain: 91.36 percent

Holo (HOT)

Price: $0.00275
24-hour gain: 14.51 percent

NEAR Protocol (NEAR)

Price: $5.09
24-hour gain: 11.53 percent

Theta Network (THETA)

Price: $1.59
24-hour gain: 8.91 percent

Zilliqa (ZIL)

Price: $0.04715
24-hour gain: 7.62 percent

Top crypto losers today (August 6)

As per CoinMarketCap data, here are the top five crypto losers over the past 24 hours:

Waves (WAVES)

Price: $6.21
24-hour loss: 3 percent

Optimism (OP)

Price: $1.93
24-hour loss: 2.47 percent

ApeCoin (APE)

Price: $7.47
24-hour loss: 2 percent

Fantom (FTM)

Price: $0.3742
24-hour loss: 1.27 percent

Chiliz (CHZ)

Price: $0.1444
24-hour loss: 1.25 percent

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