Crypto prices today: Bitcoin above the $23,000 mark, top altcoins witness gains

On Monday, the global crypto market cap was in the green as Bitcoin maintained its position above the $23,000 mark and was trading higher over the last 24 hours.

Jasmine Anand

New Delhi,UPDATED: Jan 30, 2023 11:19 IST

By Jasmine Anand:

On the first day of the week, Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency, rose by 2.05 percent to $23,709.18 at the time of writing this article (1030 IST). Its closest rival, Ethereum, was priced at $1,635.36, rising by 2.41 percent.

Other popular cryptos also witnessed a gain in their values. XRP was up 0.70 percent, Cardano climbed by 1.63 percent, Polygon increased by 0.93 percent, Solana advanced by 5.45 percent, and Polkadot gained by 0.85 percent since the previous day. However, tokens like Dai lost 0.03 percent and UNUS SED LEO declined by 7.51 percent at the time of writing this article.

On 30 January, the total crypto market volume surged by 25.74 percent to $49.74 billion over the past day, while the global crypto market cap stood at $1.08 trillion, witnessing an increase of 1.70 percent. Currently, Bitcoin’s dominance is at 42.5 percent, followed by that of Ethereum at 18.6 percent.

Gainers and losers

Today’s top gainer was Mina, soaring by 17.15 percent. On the other hand, tokens like UNUS SED LEO, Toncoin, OKB, etc. were in the red zone.

Meme coins gain

Popular meme coins registered growth in their values. While Elon Musk’s favourite, Dogecoin, was up by 0.60 percent to $0.08925, another canine-based meme coin, Shiba Inu, increased by 0.68 percent and is currently trading at $0.00001204.

Metaverse tokens register price growth

A majority of the metaverse tokens were trading in the green today. Decentraland zoomed by 13.06 percent and The Sandbox grew by 6.06 percent. Other metaverse coins like ApeCoin, Axie Infinity, Theta Network, and Enjin Coin advanced by 3.09 percent, 2.67 percent, 0.96 percent, and 1.17 percent, respectively.

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