Cryptocurrency markets have seen some slight gains in the last 48-hours, with the overall market capitalization of the entire digital asset economy comprising $174 billion as of April 15. Once again, bitcoin cash (BCH) is leading the pack this Monday with a 13% gain over the last 24 hours, outshining every coin in the top 20.
Many traders have been paying attention to bitcoin cash (BCH) markets over the last few weeks following BCH’s +115.67% spike of the last thirty days. Moreover, the decentralized cryptocurrency has continued to push forward week after week, with BCH leading the top 20 ranked crypto assets by 24-hour market performance.
The majority of the other top digital assets are also in the green seeing gains between 1-4.5%. Bitcoin core (BTC) is currently trading for $5,175 per coin and has gained 1.49% over the last day.
The second largest market valuation belongs to ethereum (ETH) this Monday, with each ETH is swapping for $166 per unit. ETH is up 1.3% today but over the last week, ethereum has lost 6.6%. Ripple (XRP) holds the third spot with each XRP trading for $0.32 per token. Lastly, fifth-ranked litecoin (LTC) has seen a 4% increase on the daily charts, however lost 7.5% last week.
Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Market Action
The fourth-largest market capitalization belongs to bitcoin cash at press time, with each BCH trading for $317. As mentioned above, BCH is the forerunner of the top 20 market caps and has gained 13% today. Over the last week, the price of bitcoin cash has gained 3.7%. $1.7 billion worth of BCH has swapped hands in the last 24 hours,