It seems crypto market and its currencies are recovering theirselves very well. The total market cap has already reached $500 bln again and virtual coins like bitcoin and ethereum got big highs.
Bitcoin (BTC) has stayed properly above the $10,000 mark, presently trading at about $10,830 and up practically 7 % over a 24-hour period by press time. Ethereum (ETH) is inching closer to passing the $1000 threshold, trading at $969, up practically 3 % over a 24-hour period by press time.
On the top rated ten coins listed on CoinMarketCap, only Litecoin (LTC) is inside the red, down about three % at press time. Earlier week Litecoin saw a surge in price tag following the announcement on the upcoming launch of a LTC-fiat payment service, plus a planned really hard fork that Litecoin creator referred to as a “scam”. LTC is at the moment trading at about $227.
The steady uptick in costs might have prompted by the bullish news that an anonymous trader bought around 41,000 Bitcoin between Feb. 9 and Feb. 12, worth about $440 mln right now, Marketwatch reported. The acquire reportedly brought the BTC address total up to more than 96,000 BTC, or little more than $1 bln.