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…