Withe the bears leaving the market, the collective cryptocurrency market was soaring by double digits. Even though Bitcoin [BTC] was leading the rally, the king coin was not the crypto posting the highest price hike in 2019.
Binance, the largest cryptocurrency exchange’s native crypto, Binance Coin [BNB] saw a surge in its price by a massive 292.25%, followed by Litecoin [LTC] with 217.86% from January 2019 till May 2019.
Binance Coin [BNB]
Binance Coin [BNB] faced the brunt of its native exchange, Binance, getting hacked. The coin fell tremendously; however, it managed to recover and noted a surge by 9.77% over the past day. At press time, BNB was valued at $21.34 when compared to its price 0f $5.93 in January 2019. BNB reported 292% growth and continued to stride up by 1.16% in an hour. It noted a market cap of $3.01 billion as the 24-hour trading volume was reported to be $283 million.
Litecoin followed BNB’s suit and registered a growth of 217% from January 2019 to May 2019. In January 2019, LTC was valued at $30.39, which surged to be valued at $91.49, at press time. The market cap of the coin was noted to be $5.64 billion as the trading volume was reported to be $6.27 billion. In the past seven days, LTC grew by 18.78% and a massive 15% in the last 24 hours. It continued to rise by 0.64% within an hour.
Bitcoin, which caused the rally of most major coins, reported a 104.44% from January 2019 to May 2019. Bitcoin [BTC], the largest cryptocurrency, crossed its recent $7k mark and was valued at $7,360.77 with a market cap of $130 billion, at press time. The 24-hour trading volume of the coin was reported to be $29.50 billion as it spiked by 8.53% over the past day and continued its bullish momentum by 1.36% in an hour.
XRP, along with its competition, Stellar Lumens [XLM] noted a fall of over 1% from January 2019 to May 2019. XRP was valued at $0.3516 in January 2019 and the current value of the coin was noted to be $0.3212 with a market cap of $13.53 billion. The 24-hour trading volume was $2.37 billion while noting a growth of 5.74% over the past day. In the past seven days, the coin noted a growth of 5.79% but fell by 0.24% in an hour.
Stellar Lumens [XLM]
The XLM joined XRP as it noted a fall of 1.83% from the beginning of the year. It was valued at $0.1091 and fell to $0.1044 with a market cap of $2 billion. The 24-hour trading volume of the coin was noted to be 395 million as it noted a growth of 9.65% over the past day. In the past seven days, XLM grew by 5.61% and continued to climb up by 1.09% in an hour.
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