Bitcoin Tops $24,000; Optimism Emerges As Top Gainer

Bitcoin BTC/USD traded higher, surging past another key level of $24,000 on Thursday.

Ethereum ETH/USD also recorded gains, trading above the $1,600 mark this morning.

Optimism OP/USD was the top gainer over the prior 24 hours, while Fei USD FEI/USD turned out to be the biggest loser.

At the time of writing, the global crypto market cap rose to $1.10 trillion, recording a 24-hour gain of 5%. BTC was trading higher by 7.8% at $24,475, while ETH rose by around 6.4% to $1,678 on Thursday.

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


  • Optimism OP/USD

Price: $2.84
24-hour gain: 13.2%

  • Loopring LRC/USD

Price: $0.459
24-hour gain: 11.4%


Price: $47.89
24-hour gain: 11.1%


Price: $1.93
24-hour gain: 9.1%

  • The Sandbox SAND/USD

Price: $0.7704
24-hour gain: 7.6%



Price: $0.9696
24-hour drop: 3.1%

  • ImmutableX IMX/USD

Price: $1.15
24-hour drop: 1.4%

  • Pax Dollar USDP/USD

Price: $0.9928
24-hour drop: 1.1%

  • Oasis Network ROSE/USD

Price: $0.08014
24-hour drop: 0.8%

  • Lido DAO LDO/USD

Price: $2.70
24-hour drop: 0.6%

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