Bitcoin BTC/USD, the world’s most valued cryptocurrency, traded higher, trading above the key $20,800 mark this morning.
The second-most valued cryptocurrency, Ethereum ETH/USD, also recorded sharp gains, trading above the key $1,500 level on Thursday.
Other popular crypto coins, including Dogecoin DOGE/USD and XRP XRP/USD, also recorded gains this morning.
Klaytn KLAY/USD was the top gainer over the prior 24 hours, while Chain XCN/USD turned out to be the biggest loser.
At the time of writing, the global crypto market cap rose to $1.01 trillion, recording a 24-hour gain of 3.2%. BTC was trading higher by around 3% to $20,816, while ETH rose by around 5.4% to $1,562 on Thursday.
Investors are now awaiting earnings results from Caterpillar Inc. CAT, McDonald's Corporation MCD, Mastercard Incorporated MA, Amazon.com, Inc. AMZN and Apple Inc. AAPL, scheduled for release today.
Here are the top ten crypto gainers and losers over the past 24 hours:
- Klaytn KLAY/USD
24-hour gain: 21.6%
- Dogecoin DOGE/USD
24-hour gain: 17.8%
- Shiba Inu SHIB/USD
24-hour gain: 11.6%
- Mina MINA/USD
24-hour gain: 9%
- Toncoin TON/USD
24-hour gain: 8.8%
- Chain XCN/USD
24-hour drop: 7.5%
- Huobi Token HT/USD
24-hour drop: 3.5%
- Casper CSPR/USD
24-hour drop: 3%
- Ethereum Name Service ENS/USD
24-hour drop: 2.1%
- Maker MKR/USD
24-hour drop: 1.7%
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