Friday, Aug. 2 — Bitcoin (BTC) consolidated at around $10,500, while the top 20 coins by market cap are seeing mixed signals.
13 out of 20 top cryptos by market cap are seeing green at press time, with Texos (XTZ) recording the biggest gains in the list, up more than 6%, according to CoinMarketCap. On the other hand, Litecoin (LTC), the fourth biggest crypto, dropped the most, down more than 4% over the past 24 hours.
Following a recent bullish move, Bitcoin continued to fluctuate at around $10,400 today, while its intraday high amounted to $10,654. At press time, the biggest cryptocurrency by market cap is up nearly 4% over the past 24 hours to trade at $10,478. Over the past 7 days, BTC is up around 6.5%.
Ether (ETH), the second cryptocurrency by market cap, is up 1.1% to trade at $218. Over the past 7 days, Ether’s price is almost flat at press time, seeing a slight decline of around 0.2%.
Ripple (XRP), the third top cryptocurrency by market cap, is down around 0.7% to $0.312. Over the past 7 days, the coin is down more than 2%.
Daily trading volume is up nearly $10 billion today
Total market capitalization has been hovering around $282 billion over the day, while daily trade volume of all cryptos surged from around $48 billion in the beginning of the day to $57 billion at press time, according to CoinMarketCap.