On Thursday, the value of top cryptocurrencies remained profitable, with the rise witnessed in the meme coins and metaverse tokens.

Nidhi Bhardwaj

New Delhi,UPDATED: Jan 12, 2023 11:33 IST

Crypto prices today: Bitcoin above $18,000, Ethereum, Solana & meme coins in the green

By Nidhi Bhardwaj: The top cryptocurrencies on 12 January traded in the green. The value of Bitcoin was up by 4.57 percent to trade at $18,219.93, above the $16,000 mark after a continuous fall. The total crypto market volume witnessed an increase of 31.49 percent to $45.73B over the last 24 hours. Moreover, the global crypto market cap also gained by 3.87 percent to $889.89B.

As of (1030 IST), Ethereum’s value rose by 5.22 percent to $1,402.27, in comparison to yesterday’s value of $1,333.08. At the time of writing this article, the value of Polygon advanced by 4.39 percent to $0.892222, XRP grew by 4 percent to $0.377934, and Avalanche was up by 27.71 percent to $15.92. Furthermore, Cardano rose by 4.14 percent to $0.327855, and Solana gained by 2.29 percent to $16.35.

The value of Dash also registered gains of 3.04 percent to $48.58, along with Monero’s growth at 4.80 percent to $168.93.

Amid the rising market, the top gainers recorded on Thursday were Avalanche, Near Protocol, Flow, and Fantom. On the contrary, Neutrino USD, Bitcoin SV, XDC Network, and Ethereum POW, were the top losers, as per CoinMarketCap.

Meme coins increase in value

The value of Meme coins grew in the last 24 hours. Dogecoin stood at $0.079707, with a 3.71 percent higher value from yesterday. Shiba Inu also advanced by 3.72 percent to $0.000009.

Metaverse tokens witness growth

Top metaverse tokens remained profitable with gains recorded in the value of Decentraland at 3.53 percent to $0.406393. The Sandbox rose by 5.35 percent to $0.529047. Axie Infinity marked gains of 8.32 percent to $7.90.

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