Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) — two of the most valued crypto coins — slipped below the $17,000 and $1,200 marks, respectively, on early Saturday morning. Other popular altcoins — including the likes of Dogecoin (DOGE), Solana (SOL), Ripple (XRP), and Litecoin (LTC) — landed in the red as overall prices saw losses across the board. Trust Wallet Token (TWT) token emerged to be the biggest loser, seeing a 24-hour decline of over 29 percent. UNUS SED LEO (LEO), on the other hand, turned out to be the biggest gainer.
At the time of writing, the global crypto market cap stood at $800.81 billion, registering a 24-hour gain of 5.79 percent.
Bitcoin (BTC) price today
Bitcoin price stood at $16,683.50, seeing a 24-hour loss of 4.22 percent, as per CoinMarketCap. According to Indian exchange WazirX, BTC price stood at Rs 14.64 lakhs.
Ethereum (ETH) price today
ETH price stood at $1,174.81, marking a 24-hour loss of 7.63 percent at the time of writing. As per WazirX, Ethereum price in India stood at Rs 1.02 lakhs.
Dogecoin (DOGE) price today
DOGE registered a 24-hour decline of 11.26 percent as per CoinMarketCap data, currently priced at $0.07671. As per WazirX, Dogecoin price in India stood at Rs 6.81.
Litecoin (LTC) price today
Litecoin saw a 24-hour decline of 9.07 percent. At the time of writing, it was trading at $66.64. LTC price in India stood at Rs 5,620.56.
Ripple (XRP) price today
XRP price stood at $0.3535, seeing a 24-hour loss of 6.25 percent. As per WazirX, Ripple price stood at Rs 30.20.
Solana (SOL) price today
Solana price stood at $12.24, marking a 24-hour decline of 12.89 percent. As per WazirX, SOL price in India stood at Rs 1,130.
Top crypto gainers today (December 17)
As per CoinMarketCap data, here are the top five crypto gainers over the past 24 hours:
UNUS SED LEO (LEO)
24-hour gain: 6.64 percent
24-hour gain: 1.69 percent
PAX Gold (PAXG)
24-hour gain: 1.06 percent
Neutrino USD (USDN)
24-hour gain: 0.74 percent
Binance USD (BUSD)
24-hour gain: 0.17 percent
Top crypto losers today (December 17)
As per CoinMarketCap data, here are the top five crypto losers over the past 24 hours:
Trust Wallet Token (TWT)
24-hour loss: 29.32 percent
24-hour loss: 26.59 percent
24-hour loss: 18.20 percent
24-hour loss: 17.02 percent
24-hour loss: 16.92 percent
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