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Crypto turns green ahead of New Year, polkadot rises most

By Joseph Toppe

19:06, 27 December 2021

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After trading was mixed in the weeks leading up to Christmas, the major digital assets turned it around on Thursday, 23 December, and remain in positive territory to start the week.

While trading was light during the holiday weekend, cryptocurrencies were moving in early afternoon trading on Monday with bitcoin up 1.89%, ethereum 0.54% better, while litecoin and monero are both higher by 2.03% and 9.31% respectively.

In other assets, polkadot is higher by 5.47% on Monday.

The crypto holiday roundup

Over the weekend, bitcoin remained under $51,000, while Polkadot was the weekend’s biggest earner, growing over 8% since Sunday.

Meanwhile, bitcoin’s rise over the last 24 hours represents a 1.7% spike, while the asset has also seen a jump of over 10% in the last week.

EUR/USD

1.09 Price
-0.100% 1D Chg, %
Long position overnight fee -0.0087%
Short position overnight fee 0.0005%
Overnight fee time 21:00 (UTC)
Spread 0.00018

GBP/USD

1.29 Price
-0.290% 1D Chg, %
Long position overnight fee -0.0046%
Short position overnight fee -0.0036%
Overnight fee time 21:00 (UTC)
Spread 0.00170

AUD/USD

0.67 Price
-0.330% 1D Chg, %
Long position overnight fee -0.0066%
Short position overnight fee -0.0016%
Overnight fee time 21:00 (UTC)
Spread 0.00030

AUD/USD_zero

0.67 Price
-0.330% 1D Chg, %
Long position overnight fee -0.0066%
Short position overnight fee -0.0016%
Overnight fee time 21:00 (UTC)
Spread 0.00030

Ether is up to begin the week as the altcoin experienced its own 24-hour surge, shooting past the $4,000 marker. Right now, one coin of ether or ethereum is worth $4,059.11.

Data compiled by CoinMarketCap shows the top three crypto earners over the last 24 hours are santa floki, up by 439.21%, kicktoken, up by 419.01%, and scar token, up by 413.78%.

In the same period, the worst three performers are railnode, down by 99.08%, limocoin swap, down by 90.62%, and star ship royal, down by 79.67%.

Read more: US mid-day: S&P hits new intraday high 

Markets in this article

BCH/BTC
Bitcoin Cash / Bitcoin
0.00608 USD
0.00002 +0.340%
DOT/USD
Polkadot / USD
6.4053 USD
0.0354 +0.560%
ETH/USD
Ethereum / USD
3531.95 USD
22.46 +0.640%
LTC/USD
Litecoin / USD
73.95 USD
0.48 +0.660%

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