May 21, 2022

Bitcoin Spikes to 18-Day High, Crypto Market Cap Nears $1.5 Trillion (Market Watch)

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The bulls have resumed control over the marketplace in the previous few days and have pressed bitcoin to a near three-week high at nearly $35,000. The alternative coins have actually likewise gained from these developments, with ETH closing down to $2,200 and DOGE sitting at $0.20.

Bitcoin Taps an 18-Day High

Ever since bitcoin bottomed at $29,200 on July 20th, the cryptocurrency has actually been on a roll. It bounced off immediately and recovered $30,000 in simply a couple of hours.

Quickly after, more positive news from Elon Musk and Jack Dorsey emerged, which moved substantial gains in a reasonably short period. The bulls continued pressing north, and BTC included 15% of USD value in less than 5 days, as reported the other day.

Nevertheless, bitcoin’s upper hand was not over yet, and it jumped further upwards to about $34,800 (on Bitstamp). This became the asset’s greatest rate line given that July 7th.

As such, BTC’s market capitalization has actually increased above $650 billion after dumping listed below $600 billion previously this week. Its dominance over the altcoins has actually likewise increased slightly to just over 46%.

BTCUSD. Source: TradingView
BTCUSD. Source: TradingView Altcoins See Green; ETH Tapped $2.2 K Similarly to their leader, the alts have likewise performed well because Tuesday. Ethereum went as low as$1,720 however has actually added roughly$500 of USD value ever since and previously today touched$2,200. In spite of backtracking slightly, the second-largest cryptocurrency is still about 2% up on the day.

Binance Coin is likewise in the green, although not as remarkable as ETH’s boost. However, BNB has actually still recovered $300 and currently stands above it.

On a 24-hour scale, Cardano (1.5%), Dogecoin (2.5%), and Polkadot (2.5%) have charted gains too. In contrast, Uniswap, Bitcoin Cash, Solana, and Litecoin have stalled.

Cryptocurrency Market Overview. Source: Quantify Crypto
Cryptocurrency Market Overview. Source: Quantify Crypto ICP is the most considerable gainer from the leading 100 with a near 30% rise. As an outcome, it trades at around $45. Telcoin (15%), THETA (15%), Theta Fuel (14%), Revain (13%), Quant (12%), and Helium (10%) do the same.

Eventually, the cumulative market capitalization has included more than $200 billion given that the low previously this week and is close to $1.5 trillion.