Crypto price update: Bitcoin and Ethereum bounce back

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Bitcoin and Ethereum both enjoyed gains in the last 24 hours.

At the time of writing (7am UK), market leader BTC is closing back on $47,000 after an almost 4% increase. The original cryptocurrency is more than 1% up over seven days.

Smart contract blockchain platform Ethereum, whose ETH token is the world’s second most valuable crypto, rose 3% and is now just below $3,400. It is almost 2% down over seven days.

Binance Coin (BNB) also climbed around 4%, taking it to $416, recovering half of the ground lost since it reached $428 on Friday. Its valuation is pretty much where it was a week ago.

In the battle for sixth spot in the valuation league table, XRP moved away from Solana thanks to a 1% rise.

Ripple’s coin, now worth $50.5 billion, stands at $1.09 yet is 2% down on its price last Wednesday.

SOL fell 4% to $160 and is 2% down in a week. Its market capitalisation is now $48.3bn.

Polkadot (DOT) rose 3% to $36.77, with the proof-of-stake crypto a massive 32% up in a week.

Cardano (ADA), the third most valuable crypto, is at $2.38 after a slight drop. Also proof-of-stake-based, the blockchain platform is 4% down in a week.

Meme coin Dogecoin (DOGE) gained 2% to top 24 cents and is 6% down on its price last Wednesday.

Curve DAO Token (CRV), Hedera Hashgraph (HBAR) and eCash (XEC) were the big winners, each gaining more than 20% in the last 24 hours.

The cryptocurrency market is at $2.12 trillion, with the almost 11,900 coins gaining 3% value in the last 24 hours.

For valuations of the top 250 coins by market cap (updated every 15 minutes), their market cap plus 24-hour price change and volume traded, see below. 

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