Layer-1 Blockchain Surges 152% In A Week — Outperforms Bitcoin, Ethereum Amid Rebranding Plan

Layer-1 blockchain Solar SXP/USD saw an increase of 152% in the past seven days, outpacing leading cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin BTC/USD and Ethereum ETH/USD.

Top Gainers (7 Days)
Cryptocurrency Gains (+/-) Price (Recorded 12 a.m. EST)
Solar +152% $0.66
Stellar +16.60% $0.10
Hedera Network +15.56% $0.070
Ripple +12.69% $0.051
Zilliqa +11.70% $0.030

What Happened: At the time of writing, SXP was trading at $0.66. 

Cryptocurrency Gains (+/-) Price (Recorded 12 a.m. EST)
Bitcoin -0.54% $27,752
Ethereum +0.69% $1,778

One possible contributing factor to the rise in SXP price could be attributed to Binance's announcement of support towards the Swipe Mainnet Swap and rebranding plan to Solar.

The second on the list is Stellar XLM/USD which saw 16.60% gains, following the Brazilian central bank's launch of its central bank digital currency (CBDC) test on Stellar's blockchain network. Another reason for the uptick could be Pendulum's release of the Spacewalk bridge, which connects the Polkadot infrastructure to Stellar's blockchain.

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Hedera Network HBAR/USD was third on the list, rallying 15.56% in the last 24 hours after collaborating with the U.S. State Department to foster transparency. 

The fourth on the list is Ripple XRP/USD up 12.69% on the news that the asset’s price surge is in part due to investor confidence that the token’s creators will win a legal battle against the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The last on the list is Zilliqa ZIL/USD up 11.70% in the last 24 hours.

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