Ethereum Tops $1,600 Following US Jobs Data; Dogecoin Becomes Top Loser

Bitcoin BTC/USD, the most valued cryptocurrency in the world, traded higher on Friday following the release of US jobs data.

The U.S. added 261,000 jobs last month, beating average economist estimates of 205,000 jobs. The U.S. unemployment rate came in at 3.7%, missing the 3.5% level.

Ethereum ETH/USD also recorded gains, surpassing the $1,600 mark on Friday.

Loopring LRC/USD was the top gainer over the prior 24 hours, while Dogecoin DOGE/USD turned out to be the biggest loser after recording sharp growth over the previous few days.

At the time of writing, the global crypto market cap rose to $1.04 trillion, recording a 24-hour gained of 4.1%. BTC was trading higher by 3.4% at $20,847, while ETH rose by around 5.4% to $1,615 on Friday.

Here are the top ten crypto gainers and losers over the past 24 hours:


  • Loopring LRC/USD


Price: $0.3682
24-hour gain: 36.5%



Price: $20.60
24-hour gain: 26.2%

  • Polygon MATIC/USD


Price: $1.15
24-hour gain: 23.7%

  • Lido DAO LDO/USD


Price: $1.78
24-hour gain: 17.3%

  • Curve DAO Token CRV/USD


Price: $1.01
24-hour gain: 13.8%


  • Dogecoin DOGE/USD


Price: $0.1245
24-hour drop: 3.5%

  • Chain XCN/USD


Price: $0.05132
24-hour drop: 2.8%

  • Klaytn KLAY/USD


Price: $0.2355
24-hour drop: 2.4%

  • Elrond EGLD/USD


Price: $60.40
24-hour drop: 0.9%

  • Binance USD BUSD/USD


Price: $0.9997
24-hour drop: 0.2%

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